Skata: Fermented skate, traditional dish on the 23rd of December. In Iceland it is customary to eat buried and fermented skate along with potatoes on Þorláksmessa. The ammonia-infused odor of fermented skate is quite strong and long lasting so a lot of housewifes send their husbands to an official Skata dinner at a restaurant or hotel! Bad breath guaranteed!
Þorláksmessa: „Mass of St. Thorlac“ is an Icelandic holiday celebrated on December 23. It is a celebration in