Iceland Part 3: Icelandic Tasting Menu

On the second night I went to a restaurant called Tapas Barin for dinner, which features a Gourmet Icelandic Tasting Feast. Boy was it delicious! The feast features seven courses, outlining favourites from Iceland.

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First up was a shot of Brennivin, which is a potato spirit infused with cumin. It was intense, for sure.

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Next was the smoked puffin dish, which was really tasty. (And yes I know puffins are adorable but so are piglets and lambs and calves) It reminded me of smoked salmon but a bit gamier.

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Next was the sea trout dish, which was probably my least favourite out of the bunch. Still tasty but kind of boring in comparison to the other dishes.

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The third dish was lobster tails, and this was oh so delicious! I love lobster, and this was perfectly baked in garlic and butter, yum yum.

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Next up was another fish dish, the pan fried blue ling. This one was pretty tasty, probably due to the lobster sauce over it. Hehe.

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The second to last dish was grilled lamb, which for the first time ever I can say I enjoyed a lamb dish!

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And last but not least was the minke whale steak, which was my favourite dish! Perfectly cooked and just melted in my mouth.

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All of this was accompanied by delicious bread with hummus and the largest glass of Sangria I have ever seen.

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As you can see, this was ALOT of food for one little person. I could have easily shared the feast with someone, but I sure did enjoy it AND of course there is always room for dessert 😛

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As you should know by now, food is a big part of my life AND travels. So taking the time to try all these dishes and have this culinary experience, really is a great memory from my Iceland trip. All that was missing was a foodie friend to enjoy it with, but in this case, my kindle held up pretty well 😉

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