icelandic food

  • How Iceland's Delicious Yogurt Is Endangering Its Rare Cows

    Due to increased global consumption of skyr, some producers are thinking of importing Norwegian Red cattle and crossbreeding them with Icelandic varieties.

  • Whale Balls Don't Belong in Beer

    In early March, I flew into Reykjavík with my friends from Connecticut's Two Roads Brewing Co. to make an Icelandic beer. I quickly learned that fermented shark meat does not belong in beer, and that hot springs should be avoided altogether.

  • Iceland Is Running Out of Meat

    Iceland's slaughterhouses and meatpacking facilities are required to get frequent vet inspections—but with the nation's veterinarians currently on strike, a meat apocalypse looms.