What is Herring?

A herring is a type of small oily fish found in the temperate, shallow waters of the North Atlantic. A smaller variant lives in the Baltic Sea.

Herring Shopping Tips

A fresh fish should not smell fishy nor have milky, opaque eyes; it should have bright red gills, firm flesh, and a tight anal cavity.

Herring Cooking How-Tos

Whole fish should be stored upright in ice in the refrigerator.

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