A FoodBuzz pal post of interest Foodbuzz 24, 24, 24: Kräftskiva – A Swedish Crayfish Party in SoCal


Outside of Louisiana, Sweden is probably the only place where crayfish are widely consumed.
Crayfish or Kräftor have been eaten in Sweden since the 16th century. According to the official website of Sweden, it was a sought-after delicacy enjoyed only by aristocracy until the mid-19th century when its consumption spread to the middle classes and then became a national delicacy by the 20th century. The threat of over-fishing prompted restrictions on river crayfishing, limiting the season to a couple of months from August. Since then, Swedes all over the world gather together to “eat, drink and be merry” marking and celebrating the opening of the crayfish season.

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  1. Does it taste like prawn??? I've never ate them before!

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  2. Does it taste like prawn??? I've never ate them before!

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  3. They are very mild compared to a prawn and the texture is much looser.

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