Schmaltz herring


Schmaltz herring (Yiddish) is herring caught just before spawning, when the fat (schmaltz) in the fish is at a maximum.[1] Colloquially, schmaltz herring refers to this fish pickled in brine: see pickled herring.


  1. ^ Your Dictionary definition of schmaltz herring

External links

  • "Herring". The Food Lovers' Companion. Retrieved March 30, 2005.