A specialty of the Belgian and German coast. The origin of this name was inspired by the strands of hair from the famous German poet Schiller.
Schillerlocken (Squalus acanthias) are in fact flaps of dogfish belly (a type of small shark) , cured and hot smoked. When smoked the cut stripes of belly flaps curl up.
Schillerlocken can be served cold as an appetizer or can be used in a salad. In the summer it became a real success on the terraces of the busy cafes. One should know that it becomes a rare luxury product.