lutefisk

[loo-tuh-fisk]
noun Scandinavian Cookery.
dried cod tenderized by soaking in lye, which is rinsed out before cooking.

Origin:
< Norwegian lutefisk or Swedish lutfisk, equivalent to lut lye + fisk fish

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Lutefisk is fish that is soaked in lye made from birch ash.
The craft fair is held in the high school gym adjacent to the annual lutefisk supper.
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