Bismarck herring


Definition of Bismarck herring 

: filleted salt herring marinated in wine, vinegar, and spices and served cold with raw onion and lemon

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History and Etymology for Bismarck herring

translation of German bismarckhering, after Prince Otto von Bismarck-Schönhausen

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