Finnish Herring Pie – baked herring with tomatoes.
4 /6 herrings.
2 large onions.
1-2 ½ lbs of potatoes (6-med/large potatoes).
Scale and bone the herring and clean by removing the roes and washing inside.
Soak in salted water for several hours before using. Slice up the drained herring fillet.
Fry the onions lightly in the oil until golden.
Grease a fireproof dish with butter.
Put in a layer of sliced potatoes -followed by a layer of sliced onions and sliced tomatoes and slices of herring fillets.
Season well with salt and pepper.
Top with the remaining sliced potatoes and pour over the milk.
Cook in the centre of the oven for 90 mins at Gas Mark 4-180C.
Serve with extra green vegetables or with crusty bread for supper.