Blubber, the subcutaneous fat of whales, seals, and other seagoing mammals, is a delicacy in many cultures.
Whale blubber is described as having a clean, nutty, salt-sea taste, with no fishiness and a creamy texture; soft and rich tasting like fine sushi.
Seal blubber is often eaten frozen and is said to taste like sweet hazelnut ice cream. It is also stored in coffee cans, where it liquifies and ages slowly. As it ages, it turns clear and smells sweet. This form is used as a dip for meat or bread. Fermented in the skin, seal blubber is also used in making a giviak.
Inuit mothers use a chunk of walrus blubber as a pacifier for babies -- you can put a stick through it sideways to stop the baby from swallowing it.
Blubber is highly nutritious and rich in vitamin A.