Cut herring into fillets and cut into strips or thin slices, pour over lemon juice. Leave on for 30 minutes.
Grate the carrots on a coarse grater. Grate beets on a medium grater. Grate cheese on a medium grater. Chop the onion finely.
From the prepared products, lay in the salad bowl the silhouette of Santa Claus:
1st layer - carrots. 2nd layer half the onion. Coat the layer with mayonnaise. 3rd layer herring. Coat the layer with mayonnaise. 4th layer - remaining onion. Grated cheese. Coat the layer with mayonnaise. 5th layer - beets. Coat the layer with mayonnaise.
Decoration: grated hard cheese spread the face and fur of a suit of Santa Claus. Beard and hair from grated cream cheese, eyes made from olives, nose made from bell pepper, beet coat.