Herrings with Apple Salad

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Appears in

The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

  • About

Sweet apples and soured cream make a perfect foil for any slightly vinegary flavour in pickled or roll-mop herrings. Serve this salad with a green salad and thin slices of buttered rye bread.


  • 1 medium-sized onion
  • 2 dessert apples
  • juice of ½ lemon


Peel the onion leaving it whole. Slice into rings and place in a mixing basin. Cover with boiling water and allow to soak for 2 minutes. Drain and chill.

Peel and core the apple and dice into a basin. Sprinkle with the lemon juice and toss the apple pieces. Add the onion rings, the soured cream and a seasoning of salt and pepper. Toss the ingredients to mix.

Drain the herrings f