Favorite Greek ouzo delicacy (mezes) which in the 60's was prepared by people inside their homes by lighting fire with newspapers under the fish. Herring, with a strong distinctive flavor, is one of the most popular edible fish, when, from a nutritional point of view, constitutes an excellent source of phosphorus and selenium, as well as proteins very important to maintain of our body's bones good condition. Its high content of omega 3 fatty acids help increase the "good cholesterol" strengthening the body's defenses against cardiovascular disease.
Besides its high nutritional value, herring is preferred for its unique Mediterranean flavor. Through modern technique of smoking and under strict quality controls, the tender fillet of herring in vegetable oil gain its ripe odor and taste. The TRATA herring preserves the characteristic and rich flavor of smoked fish with a distinctive salinity.
Smoked herring is an excellent delicacy for ouzo and raki and is perfectly combined with winter foods and legumes, that will bring to you and your family memories and feelings from Greece.