Sole Almondine

Sole Almondine

I love it when I am reminded of recipes past.  One of my friends, Jodi, asked if I had a recipe for classic Fish Almondine (or Amandine as it’s sometimes referred) as she had sampled a delicious Sole Almondine while traveling and wanted to re-create this recipe at home. I was thrilled to start digging through my mountains of recipes as I haven’t thought about this simple but exquisite fish recipe in years. Most people will recognize...

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Sole Meuniere

Sole Meuniere

Sole Meuniere is a classic French fish recipe prepared with fresh Dover sole that has been lightly dusted in flour, pan seared in clarified butter and then topped with a simple sauce of fresh butter, capers, a squeeze of lemon and Italian parsley.  Simply divine!  Although I’ve prepared this lovely dish of sole at least fifty times or more, I hadn’t thought of preparing it lately.  Most likely due to preparing it one too many times...

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Sole Veronique with Fresh Herbs and Sweet Red Grapes

Sole Veronique with Fresh Herbs and Sweet Red Grapes

This is one of the first French fish recipes I learned to prepare, oh so many years ago.  In fact, this is one of those recipes that became a Bennett family favorite because of… you guessed it, the sauce!   And as some of you know, I  love “options” when it comes to my recipes, so if you’d like to grill a piece of halibut rather than wrestle with the Dover Sole, I’ll give you an optional recipe for just the sauce....

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Pan Seared Dover Sole over Fresh Greens with a Spicy Orange Vinaigrette

Pan Seared Dover Sole over Fresh Greens with a Spicy Orange Vinaigrette

I went to my local (and favorite) fish market yesterday, Gemini Fish Market in Issaquah, WA, and found a large selection of beautiful white fish.  But the Dover Sole caught my eye ; it was the most beautiful shade of glistening white with just a hint of pink.   It arrived the day before and was beckoning me to make a purchase.  So out the door I went with 1 1/2 pounds Dover Sole and of course a few scallops to sear as an appetizer.  Dover Sole...

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