Chop the herring fillets.
Dice the pickles.
Peel and chop the onions.
Peel, core and chop the apples.
Chop the hard-cooked egg.
Mix together all these ingredients with the ham and beets and place in a salad bowl.
Mix the mayonnaise, cream, pepper and sugar together and fold into the salad.
Leave to chill for 1 hour.
Serve garnished with slices of hard-cooked egg and tomato wedges.