Stinky Foods: 10 Weird Facts About Surströmming

March 7, 2012

8. Surströmming is commonly eaten with bread and potatoes.


Swedes eat surströmming with almond-shaped boiled potatoes and a thin, hard slice of bread. Beer, aquavit or milk are common beverage pairings. Some can stomach the dish despite its smell, but others must rinse the fish off in soda water first.