OK ..... Have you ever been to Sweden? I have traveled there quite a lot over the years, and have eaten a lot of their traditional foods.
But ...... If EVER a Swede offers you a taste of one of their traditional foods that is a disgusting canned fish; RUN FOR YOUR LIFE!
I am not talking about Picked Herring, which they eat by the tons.
I cannot remember the name of the fish, but sometime in the far past of Swedish history, some drunken Swede figured out a way to can what must be a rotten form of a non-edible fish.
Then, he and his other drunken buddies figured how to add spices and other obviously foul herbs and additives to make it insult the taste buds to the point of driving people to thoughts of cutting their tongues out, IMMEDIATELY, to end the sensual pain.
As I said, I don't remember the name of this inhumanly foul dish, but the average Swede will buy this stuff (I really can't call it food), and try to trick the rest of the world into eating it.
When confronted, tell them to eat first. If their eyes don't roll back in their heads. If sweat doesn't break out on their brow. If their stomach doesn't immediately start to roll, and growl back at you. IF all of these don't happen in the first minute after eating this traditional dish of theirs, you have a 20% chance that it isn't what I have described.
PS: I swear, the cans I saw had already started to turn to rust from what they contained.
This is the worst ...... No holds Barred!
Anyone know the name of this SWEDISH DELICACY!