parmesan, parmigiano-reggiano cheese, grated
Put 1 qt of milk into a bowl and soak the herring in it overnight.
Remove and pat dry being sure to remove any and all bones.
Coaresly chop the herring.
Fry the onions in 2 tablespoon of butter until golden.
Pan fry the ground meats seperately and place into a food processor/blender.
Add the onion, herring, and potatos.
Chop/blend until smooth mixture is formed.
Stir in ther sour cream and egg yolks then add the spices.
Beat the egg whites until they are stiff but not dry.
Preheat the oven to 400℉ (200℃) and grease a 2 qt baking dish.
Stir in the egg whites and mix.
Fold in the egg whites at this point and turn the mixture into the greased baking dish.
Sprinkle with the bread crumbs and parmesan cheese, dot with the remaining butter, and then bake for 40 minutes.
First published: 1996-01-27 last updated: 2015-03-18