Dover Sole is a breed of Flounder that was characteristically named after Dover, due to the fact that this famous fishing port landed the most sole in the 19th century.
Whilst commonly found just off the Pacific coast from California to Alaska, true European Dover Sole inhabits the North and Mediterranean Seas. They tend to swim in colder waters at around 400-100 metres deep during the winter months, but do swim to shallower depths to scour the seabed for worms and shellfish, as well as to spawn during the spring and summer seasons.
With its delicately sweet yet mild flavour, its firm fillets fall easily from the bone. For a simple yet delicious dinner, flavour the fillets with butter, parsley and lemon juice, or for something different, dip your Dover Sole into egg and flour, then fry until golden brown.
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