The Herring Salad is an interesting combination of beets, carrots, herring, potatoes, green onion with mayonnaise sauce. The strong flavors and textures make it different and memorable. This Herring salad is loved and considered one of the most delicious salads by Russians everywhere. It is colloquially called ‘herring under a fur coat’ or shuba, which covers salted herring with layers of grated boiled vegetables, beets, onions and mayonnaise.