Bizarre Foods: Faroe Islands Pictures
Andrew Zimmern travels to the Faroe Islands, a mysterious Nordic wonderland. Go behind the scenes with Andrew to get his take on the food, people and amazing culture of the Faroe Islands.
Faroe Island Langoustines
The finest langoustines in the world come out of the waters around the Faroe Islands.
Dried Cod Head in Faroe Islands
Dried cod head that will be boiled down and served in a soup with carrots and horse mussels.
Beauty of the Faroe Islands
The Faroe Islands offer some of the finest views and most unusual architecture in all of Scandinavia.
Cutlery in the Faroe Islands
Faroe Islands food scientist Leif Sørensen has good taste when it comes to his cutlery.
Homemade Faroese Seafood
"My crew and I chowing down on some insane Faroese seafood at a dinner party at Marni Simonsen's house." - Andrew Zimmern
Langoustine Love in the Faroe Islands
"I got a little face time with the most prized, delicate and expensive langoustines on the planet." - Andrew Zimmern
Wetsuit Ready for Faroe Island Waters
Brrrr! A specialized rubber dry suit is a necessity when diving for horse mussels in the Faroe Islands.
Patrolling the Waters of Hvannasund
Patrolling the waters near Hvannasund in the Faroe Islands.
Heading Out to Sea
"We all head to sea on a hunt for fulmar, a small young gull that the Faroese find pretty darn tasty. I agree." - Andrew Zimmern
Fulmar for a Traditional Faroese Supper
"This fulmar is the main dish in a traditional Faroese boiled supper that dates back centuries." - Andrew Zimmern
Fresh Fulmar Plucking
"After a morning at sea, I got a lesson in fresh fulmar plucking from local fisherman Martin Simonsen." - Andrew Zimmern
Dumplings and Potatoes
Bread dumplings and potatoes join a plate of salted, boiled fulmar.
Fermented Lamb's Head
"Yup, that's a freshly torched, fermented lamb's head to be boiled and eaten at Bara Joenson’s house." - Andrew Zimmern
Fermented Lamb's Head
Boiled lamb's head and organs for a family meal at the Joenson home in Gøta.
Joenson Family Meal with Andrew Zimmern
"That’s me and a boiled lamb's head with 2 generations of the Joenson family." - Andrew Zimmern
Village of Hvannasund
The strait near the picturesque village of Hvannasund.