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Iceland has a volcano, waterfalls and the aurora borealis and other beautiful scenery, in this collision of ice and fire Icelanders developed a lot of Icelandic specialties, you certainly have not seen, nor eaten, followed by a look at Iceland what is worth tasting the food, in the process of coming to Iceland hiking may wish to try.


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Icelandic food you've definitely never eaten before


Iceland has a volcano, waterfalls and the aurora borealis and other beautiful scenery, in this collision of ice and fire Icelanders developed a lot of Icelandic specialties, you certainly have not seen, nor eaten, followed by a look at Iceland what is worth tasting the food, in the process of coming to Iceland hiking may wish to try.




01. Hákarl

Icelandic national dish - fermented shark



Icelanders' speciality signature dish - fermented shark meat.

You must not have had Hákarl, the shark meat has a very unique flavour, some of you may not be used to it, but this delicacy is a pride in the eyes of Icelanders.



Unique in the world, it is made from fresh shark meat that is fermented in a special fermentation process and then hung outdoors to air dry.



The most authentic way to eat it is with a splash of Icelandic Brennivín spirits, which will definitely send your taste buds sky-high.



02. Svi

lamb's head cuisine



Don't be intimidated by this sheep's head dish - it's one of Iceland's famous delicacies!



In the past, the lack of material resources and the harsh natural environment made it impossible for Iceland to develop animal husbandry on a large scale, so the Icelanders even cooked sheep's heads into dishes that have been passed down to this day and have become one of Iceland's specialities.



03. Sjávarfang

Crayfish



Iceland is located near the Arctic Circle, the movement of the ocean currents bring rich seafood, lobster is one of the speciality seafood, Icelandic lobster is large, tender meat, Icelandic people entertaining VIP guests one of the signature dishes.



Iceland seafood variety, in addition to lobster, there are delicious salmon, a variety of shellfish oysters, etc., like seafood you come to Iceland must not miss this seafood feast Oh.





04. Fiskur 

Smoked ham



In Iceland, where seafood is plentiful, smoked fish is a must-have family dish. Icelanders handle fish in a unique way, and the meat is so tender and flavourful that it will leave a lasting taste in your mouth.



05. Hrossakjöt

Icelandic horsemeat



Icelandic horsemeat is rich in amino acids and proteins and provides a considerable amount of calories, making it a favourite among Icelanders in the cold country.



06. Rúgbrau

Geothermal toast



Icelanders make good use of the various natural resources in the region by baking bread in earthenware jars or barrels and burying the containers in the earth close to the hot springs of the volcano to take advantage of the abundant geothermal energy.


The bread baked in this way also has a distinctive sulphurous flavour and can be eaten with butter or jam.





07. Slátur

Lamb's Blood Pudding / Lamb's Liver Pudding



Icelanders make Slátur by mixing sheep's blood or liver with sheep's fat and various spices in sheep's intestines.



Basically all parts of the sheep's body are eaten by Icelanders, the meat, the testicles, the heart, the liver and even the eyeballs!


Are you brave enough to take on the challenge?



08. Viking Beer



Viking beer is the national drink of the Icelanders, and it is found in almost every home. Viking beer has a low alcohol content and a sweet, refreshing flavour. A big sip of beer with smoked fish is a real treat!



09. Kaffi

Icelandic coffee



Icelanders love their coffee, and in Icelandic there is even a special word for it: "morning coffee (morgunkaffi)" and "night coffee (kvoldkaffi)". This makes Iceland's per capita consumption of coffee beans the third highest in the world.



Did you know that there is no Starbucks coffee in Iceland? Iceland does not have a Starbucks Coffee which is wildly popular in the country, because Icelanders have an almost extreme pursuit of coffee quality, so Starbucks coffee is like cheap chaff to them.


So if you're hiking in Iceland, make sure you go to a local cafe and get a cup of the purest Icelandic coffee.



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Icelandic food is all very special, self-contained, and can only be eaten locally in Iceland. After seeing so many Icelandic food, don't you want to come and taste them all yourself.



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