Sunday, April 28, 2013

Do you like sielawa?

This is a species of freshwater fish that is often found in lakes in the north of Europe. To be honest, I don't remember ever eating... 
Smoked vendace. Source: http://tinyurl.com/dxqz64c

THE VENDACE
THE EUROPEAN CISCO

This word refers to an edible whitefish; in Polish we call it sielawa. This is how you pronounce the word vendace.



A few examples from the Internet:
  • In the 19th century, local Vendace fishing clubs were formed...
  • Fishing is sustainable in Finland and vendace fishing actually makes the fish stocks even...
  • Although the vendace fishing is regulated by the State, catches have...
  • Descriptive elements of the netting effort to catch vendace at Derwentwater...
  • Swedish mixed mesh gill nets were used to catch vendace in Bassenthwaite Lake...            

My question to you:
Why should I try the vendace? How does it taste best?

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