A must-try Reykjavik food, the Icelandic hotdog is distinguished from its international counterparts by the addition of the country's top quality lamb. Popular toppings include crispy deep-fried onions and sweet brown mustard.
Puffins may be cute, but unfortunately for them - they're also delicious! You won't find smoked puffin on the menu in any country, so now's your chance!
With its intense flavour and rank aroma, hákarl is the most notorious of Icelandic delicacies. It consists of Greenland shark, fermented and then hung out to dry for several months. Only the strong of stomach need apply!
Rich and filling, this hangover-busting meat soup is made from winter vegetables such as leeks, carrots and rutabaga, simmered with fresh herbs and a generous helping of Iceland's legendary lamb. Trying it is an Iceland travel 2015 essential!
Hard and flaky, this wind-dried fish is a ubiquitous Icelandic snack and perhaps the least challenging of the country's preserved foods. Cod, haddock and flounder are the most commonly used candidates.