do sprats taste like sardines

Would be nice to show date of original post and timestamp for comments over time for context. "Sprat" is the name applied to several species of small, oily fishes belonging to the herring family. Plain sprats taste like a mild sardine. More about me >>,, I do love sardines and I would probably like these too! Further, they’re also weird and scary at times, as they have skin and bones that will make you not want to try them. Haven’t been a big fish eater, beyond Cod, Salmon, Haddock, and Tuna. On this picture the sprats are on a tiny plate. They’re delicious, whatever they’re called. Cost about a buck. Genuine anchovies are not related to sprats but the result after adding spices and storing are similar. Research so far. Do they taste the same? I love the Riga sprats in oil, on a saltine cracker with a beer during the spring or summer, or with a glass of Ararat 5 Star brandy during the fall and winter. I have never heard of sprats. Yes Aldi stores have sprats I had them on toast last night. But i like your very clear instruction on how to eat them. Of course, avoid onions, because they are toxic to cats. Yes you can .. You can get them in Sydney … There is a Russion Shop that sell them .. The smoked sprats are particularly good. Integrity policy. They can be easily found in grocery stores and supermarkets in Romania. They look like miniature sardines and are recognized by the sharp scales along the belly. The European sprat (Sprattus sprattus), also known as bristling, brisling, garvie, garvock, Russian sardine, russlet, skipper or whitebait, is a species of small marine fish in the herring family Clupeidae. Our local supermarket was converted to FoodBasics (Hamilton, Ontario) and I noticed these in their “foods of the world” section, so I bought a can (on sale). No holiday table goes without these in Russia. Quite tasty, much like sardines. PS: however, I disagree with the statement that the texture and taste of the tail is the same as the rest of fish. Eat straight from the can or however you prefer to eat canned fish. You can find just about anything. Sprats may or may not be exactly the same as sardines. Sprats are a kind of fish. Sprites, sprats, are smoked sardines. Vik. Cheers. Sprats are a small type of fish that have a similar appearance to sardines, but they are generally much smaller in size. Fortunately, I don’t need to go to a speciality store. The name "anchovy" refers to the flavoring rather than the fish. Taste very similar to smoked oysters. Already smoked, they have a finer texture than sardines, normally just eaten from a toothpick or on a dry toast over cucumber Russian style with a small sprig of fresh dill. I’m not sure we can get them here in Australia. Life is too short to miss out on smoked Sprats !!!!!! I grew up on them. Yes, eat them straight out the can, no need to cook! Sprats and sardines are different species. Love this post ? As food fish, vendors market this species both as Norwegian or Swedish anchovies and sardines and sometimes as "bristling sardines." Try to cut the tail fin only, and eat it. The name is coming from German sprotte – it is actually small herring living in Baltic sea. So lucky to have many international markets within ten minuets of our home…The wife and I are very adventures eaters. They are wild caught from Latvia. Generally speaking, these fish grow to a size of approximately 9-15 cm in length and mostly live in waters around Europe, Australia, New Zealand, and the South-West Atlantic . The canned sprats are very very soft, so even the heads, tails and fins taste the same as the rest of the sprat – you can’t tell what part of the sprat you are eating. Sardines have white flesh and are often identified by their slightly protruding lower jaw. They are fantastic with Litewski Bread .. You can buy sprats at any Aldi store in Australia. Taste very similar to smoked oysters. like sardines. I love all smoked stuff, from paprika to Jewish Smoked whitefish “salad ” at Costco. Next I’m going to try them with pasta. So how do you eat sprats? Sorry, but smoked sprats are more like German heritage in Northern part of Europe. Required fields are marked *, I'm Melanie, and I am so glad to see you here in my happy place! Found in European waters, it has silver grey scales and white-grey flesh. Just purchased a can of Riga Gold Sprats. They taste OK. Sprats are eaten in many places around the world and contain high levels of healthy, polyunsaturated fats. It’s very tasty. They look like sardines. Kiel sprats are pretty known. My husband enjoys sardines, so he probably would sprats. I love fishing and seafood and to me there look like white bite, pilchard or blue bite how we call those in Australia. Sprats are delicious. On crackers or toast, etc. Sprats are new to me, too, but I love sardines…and would be happy to sample some sprats to compare :). Sometimes they are sold as “brisling sardines” and I have heard them referred to as “Swedish anchovies”. Really enjoyed this article. To be fair, I should get them and taste them. Specific seas in which the species occurs include the Irish Sea, Black Sea, Baltic Sea and Sea of the Hebrides. Straight out of the can of course! I love smoked trout, smoked salmon, smoked mussels, and sardines. If you avoid grains like I do, or just aren’t a fan of the refined flour, there are many other delicious ways to eat them. They are milder than sardines, and smoked. (label) carnelian * Rev 4:3 KJV ; And he that sat was to look upon like a jasper and a sardine stone: and there was a rainbow round about the throne, in sight like unto an emerald. They go very well with mashed potatoes, boiled potatoes, or with rye bread. Your email address will not be published. Sardines are a wonderful, healthy food to give your cat. The choise is really great but Riga winter sprats are the best – have always been ! Today we are sampling Seasons brand Sprats. It only cost $1.09. Yum :), We just bought some smoked Sprads, in our new European style supermarket. I eat them for breakfast over toast. In Russian grocery stores you can also find a similar can of fish called “Kilka”.

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