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When should you eat pickled herring?

Asked: Carl Leger, Last Updated:

Pickled herring is eaten as a snack or meal with rye bread, crispbread, potatoes, and sour cream (via Fit Day), while in Sweden herring is even fermented. The resulting product, also known as "surströmming" (or rotting fish), is in the running for the smelliest dish in the world (via Visit Sweden).

FAQ

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    Fish is one of the healthiest foods you can eat. That's because it's a great source of protein, micronutrients, and healthy fats. However, some types of fish can contain high levels of mercury, which is toxic. In fact, mercury exposure has been linked to serious health problems.

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  • Is bread good for catfish?

    Small catfish scavenge a lot, eating all sorts of weird foods and baits. But the older and larger a catfish gets, the more likely it is to prefer fresh fish such as shad, herring and sunfish for dinner. Loaves of bread aren't on the menu.

  • Are mackerel carnivores?

    Mackerels are rounded and torpedo-shaped, with a slender, keeled tail base, a forked tail, and a row of small finlets behind the dorsal and anal fins. They are carnivorous fishes and feed on plankton, crustaceans, mollusks, fish eggs, and small fish.

  • What Colour is cooked scampi?

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  • Which countries do not eat fish?

    There are taboos on eating fish among many upland pastoralists and agriculturalists (and even some coastal peoples) inhabiting parts of southeastern Egypt, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Somalia, Kenya, and northern Tanzania.

  • Can fish die and come back to life?

    Watching fishes swim is so graceful you wouldn't want to lose them to death. A betta fish can't come back to life after death, but you can revive a dying fish from totally dying. Once a fish is dead, there is nothing an aquarist can do. The only help you can provide is when it is still alive but dying.

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