It is an old Icelandic custom to eat “skata” on the 23d of December. The custom comes from the Westfjords of Iceland. Due to the preparation methods of the fish, the smell is very “special” to say the least, and for many symbolizes the coming of Christmas on the next day.

Graphic: A Stingray, Guðrún Tryggvadóttir ©Nature.is.

Birt:
Dec. 23, 2014
Uppruni:
Náttúran.is
Tilvitnun:
Guðrún Arndís Tryggvadóttir „Skata - tákn jólanna“, Náttúran.is: Dec. 23, 2014 URL: http://natturan.is/d/2009/11/26/skata/ [Skoðað:June 15, 2019]
Efni má nota eða vitna í samkvæmt almennum venjum sé heimilda getið með slóð eða fullri tilvitnun hér að ofan.
skrifað: Nov. 26, 2009
breytt: Dec. 6, 2014

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