In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1arenque masculinesmoked herring — arenque ahumado
- pickled herring — arenque en vinagre
- fried herring — arenque frito
- This used to be the best time to catch fat, oily herrings to kipper.
- Forget salmon, the herring is the sea king for these oceanically compromised times.
- Mrs Ward was reputed to have the best herrings outside the fish markets in Dublin and Wicklow.
- There were also some roasted peppers in oil and tons of garlic, and a very tempting looking plate of pickled herrings.
- Sophie Grigson makes a Germanic salad with beetroot, potato, pickled herrings, hard-boiled egg, onion and chopped cornichons, bound together with mayo.
- These fatty acids are found in oily fish such as herring, mackerel, sardines, salmon and trout.
- The moon shone like herrings in the water.
- The pier, which has been disused for many years, was built during the herring fishing boom in the early 1900s.
- He must have loads of hilarious anecdotes about pickled herrings and jellied eels.
- When a humpback is corralling herring and other fishes, the net may be 150 feet wide.
- He is said to have died of a surfeit of Rhenish wine and pickled herrings, though it may more likely have been plague, of which there was a severe outbreak in 1592.
- The bulk of the diet of large congers is made up of small fish, from cod and hake in deep water to mackerel and herring in shallow water.
- Like anchovies and herrings, they are small, primitive fish belonging to the group known as clupeoids.
- I had the Russian blinis: buckwheat pancakes served with gravlax, prawns, herring roll mops and two superb garnishes of chopped herrings - one with whole grain mustard, the other with mayonnaise.
- The two largest and most important of the herrings were probably blueback herring (A. aestivalis) and hickory shad (A. mediocris).
- The growth of the herring fishing industry in the 19th century put the Broch firmly on the map.
- One never wanted to eat anything but herrings; another ate only sole.
- Like many great European cities, Stockholm has a vibrant café culture where the residents indulge their love of cold Pilsner (not as expensive as you might think) and pickled herrings.
- A classic Japanese cooking technique, therefore, is to simmer strong fish such as herring and mackerel in sake.
- Whales and dolphins have followed the herring and sprat shoals into the harbour.
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