Icelandic cuisine

An introduction to Icelandic cuisine:

  • dried fish with butter – a traditional Icelandic snack,
  • smoked lamb carpaccio with blueberries,
  • deep fried camembert with blueberry jam,
  • seafood soup – langoustine, scallops and salmon,
  • fish and chips – deep fried cod and tartar sauce,
  • traditional Icelandic plokkari (onion, milk, potato, cod),
  • baked fillet of Arctic char,
  • Icelandic lamb,
  • Þorskhnakki / thorskhnakki (cod),
  • saltfiskhnakki (salted cod),
  • baked salmon,
  • smoked salmon open sandwich,
  • lobster pizza.

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North-West Iceland

Along Ring Road in Northwestern Region (Norðurland; biggest town: Sauðárkrókur) and in Western Region (Vesturland; biggest town: Akranes, capital: Borgarnes) in the north-west part of Iceland.


September 2018


See also:

Northern IcelandMagic place: Glymur Waterfall


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Vatnsdalshólar: Water-valley-hillocks

Vatnsdalshólar (Water-valley-hillocks) – cone-like hillocks in Húnavatnssýsla district of Iceland (Northwestern Region – Norðurland vestra), easy to see from the Ring Road. Most of them are on the south side of the road, on the north side there is Þrístapar / Thristapar (Triple Hillocks), with a few hillocks. It is the place of the last execution in Iceland (12th January 1830).


September 2018


Vatnsdalshólar / Vatnsdalsholar and Þrístapar / Thristapar, Northwestern Region, Iceland

∇ Location: view on Google Maps


See also:

North-West IcelandNorthern IcelandBlönduós


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