The Babel of the roots

In connection with the solar eclipse we got visitors from Italia. During such a visit several activities are in play, excursions, museums, but indeed also food. It turned out that they were very interested in trying Faroese food, both grind (pilot whale), spik (blubber), skerpikjøt (dried sheep meat) and rullupylsa (sausage made of rolled mutton) – and what else we could think of. In return we got a great selection of unique food from Italy – cheese, balsamico, spagetti, tortellini, tomato sauce, kake. Hence food was also a subject for discussion, and usually the discussion ran without problems – untill the day we should explain what swede (in Faroese kálrabi) is. […]