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Kæstur Hákarl

(Icelandic for "fermented shark") It is a Greenland or basking shark which has been cured with a particular fermentation process and hung to dry for 4-5 months. Hákarl has a very particular ammonia-rich smell and taste, similar to very strong cheese.

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Taken on July 6, 2008