Skyr is an Icelandic cultured dairy product. It has the consistency of strained yogurt but a much milder flavor. It has been a part of Icelandic cuisine for over a thousand years. It is traditionally served cold with milk and a topping of sugar.
2. Barbecued horse steak
3. Puffin (Lundi)
The puffin meat is usually smoked to taste almost pastrami-esque
4. Icelandic hot dogs (pylsur)
5. Caramelised potatoes
6. Kleina – diamond-shaped pastry
7. Freshly carved glacier ice
Purest water in the world? Worth trying!
8. Fermented Shark (hákarl)
Don’t try this at home! Only for reeeaally brave ones!
Kæstur hákarl is a national dish of Iceland consisting of a Greenland shark or other sleeper shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for four to five months. Kæstur hákarl has a strong ammonia-rich smell and fishy taste.
9. Reindeer meatballs
Flatkökur is an Icelandic unleavened rye flatbread
Svið is a traditional Icelandic dish consisting of a sheep’s head cut in half, singed to remove the fur, and boiled with the brain removed
12. Rugbrauð – icelandic rye bread
13. Humar súpa
Lobster cream with fried lobster tails and a pinch of anise
14. Icelandic Kleinur
Icelandic “twisted” donut
15. Humarpizza – Lobster tale pizza
Icelandic food made from the innards of sheep
Icelandic dried fish with butter.