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The Faroe Islands

Sitting in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, living conditions on the Faroe Islands can be harsh. All the same, the islanders are surrounded by an astonishing larder which produces fish and seafood of the highest quality. Angler fish and cultivated salmon are two delicacies which today are major export products. Meat from free-grazing sheep is traditionally dried and eaten as skerpij├Ât, a Faroese speciality.

Potatoes and turnips are suitable to the unfavourable growing conditions on the islands. Wild herbs, and grasses, rich in minerals and vitamin C have historically supplemented the diet and protected against scurvy.

Click here to get directly to the official website of the Faroe Islands tourism organisation for more interesting information.

Photo: Faroeislands.com