Pickle fish is a very big traditional Good Friday delicacy in the mixed cultural communities of South Africa. The tradition, drawing from various cultures, is rooted in the Christian practices of keeping Good Friday as a Holy day of fast and abstinence (no meat and no work - hence no cooking either). The method of making pickle fish lends itself perfectly to Good Friday observances.
Good Friday is just a little over two weeks away. Time to get pickling!
Read more here: http://dbfoodsorg.blogspot.com/2012/04/pickled-fish.html