1 lb potatoes
1/3 lb boiled or hot smoked fish fillets (cod is very appropriate; a mix of different fish is acceptable)
1 large salt cucumber (or ¼ lb salt cucumbers)
1 medium onion
2 tbsp black olives – optional
1 hardboiled egg – optional
2 tbsp vegetable oil
Salt and fresh-ground black pepper on taste
Boil the potatoes, then cool and peel them.
Ground the potatoes, or cut them into small cubes.