For 6 people: 2salt herrings, 3 to 4tablespoons of vinegar, 1½tablespoons of sugar, ½teaspoon of white pepper, 2tablespoons of chopped onions.
Soak the herrings in cold water for 12 hours, dry them, and remove skin and bones. Cut into narrow strips and arrange in a dish. Mix the vinegar with the sugar and pepper and pour over the fish. Garnish with the chopped onion.