I did taste this once. It was fun to try, but only to tell the story. Not a fan :p

Read more and watch a video of Hákarl in the making.

You can also read more about the process here.


Katie Serena “Hakarl — Iceland’s National Dish Is Basically Rancid And Toxic Shark” https://allthatsinteresting.com/hakarl published 26. february 2018, last accessed 6. february 2021

Skåra et al. (2015) “Fermented and ripened fish products in the northern European countries” https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jef.2015.02.004