Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

Based on a recipe from Otava’s book, New Flavours from Finland. These starters are wonderful served with beer or mineral water and a frosted glass of vodka. It is recommended these be served with boiled potatoes and sour-dough rye bread. Cook time does not include 24 hour freezer time.


  1. Dice the herring fillets into tiny cubes the size of the tip of your finger.
  2. Combine all ingredients.
  3. Pour mixture into a bread-tin. Place in the freezer for 24 hours.
  4. Slice and serve with boiled potatoes and sour-dough bread, if desired.