maatjes


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maatjes

(ˈmɑːtjəs)
n
(Cookery) a pickled young herring
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One of the most interesting markets is the Dutch one for 'maatjes herring' - a premium product consisting of the first asummer-caught herring of the year.
To be classed as maatjes, the aherring must also have a rich astomach acontent.
In The Netherlands, maatjes aherring are revered and special afestivals are held to mark the start of the season.
Once Scottish vessels have landed their herring catch into Peterhead, those fish destined for the maatjes market are quickly processed and transported by road and ferry to aKoelewijn Haringinleggerij BV, a large Dutch fish processor with many retail customers.
The show featured an innovative collection of 3D fashions made from simple and sustainable fabrics, as well as the participation of a number of renowned fashion designers, including Alexis Walsh, Maatjes Dijkstra, Heidi Lee, where they showcased some of their most innovative 3D fashions with exceptional functionality.
In fact, the maatjes herring - bought from a bicycle cart on the street then eaten raw, by the tail, with onion relish - is now Donald's favourite way of eating the fish.
Donald heard of his passion for maatjes herring, and his belief that fish oil enhanced human intelligence.
Having said that, you can eat fish raw; sushi from Japan, maatjes herring from Holland, gravad lax (salmon) from Scandinavia, or civiche from South America - all delicious.