Dover sole


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Dover sole

n.
1. An edible sole (Solea solea) of the eastern Atlantic Ocean and the Mediterranean Sea, valued for its delicate flesh.
2. A large flounder (Microstomus pacificus) of the eastern Pacific Ocean from the Bering Sea to Baja California that is harvested as a food fish.
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Sam Quilliam, 28, was trying to "kiss the fish" - a tradition of saying thank you to the catch before returning it to the water - when the 14cm Dover sole wiggled free and jumped down his throat.
Dover Sole is also known as Slime or Slippery Sole because they excrete mucous that makes it difficult to hold them.
The scallops were juicy and packed with flavour, and the Dover sole delicate with its beautiful subtle buttery taste.
06kg; Sean Doyle stayed in town to catch a Dover sole weighing 0.
1) is a multispecies fishery that primarily targets demersal fish species such as Sablefish (Anoplopoma fimbria), Dover Sole (Microstomus pacificus), Shortspine Thornyhead (Sebastolobus alascanus), Petrale Sole (Eopsetta jordani), and Pacific Hake (Merluccius productus).
Hornyhead turbot and dover sole showed values less than 3% of the abundance and 6% biomass, respectively, but the former accounted for 20% occurrence in the sampling.
They start out in Hastings, East Sussex, where they show how ginger and lime can help to complement the subtle flavour of Dover sole without overpowering it, before getting to grips with that staple of British cuisine: the fish and chip supper.
The chef must have served up a menu fit for a queen because she later sent him a thank you letter for the Dover sole he had cooked.
We ensure that we source our wild cod, Dover sole, haddock, lemon sole and other fish from suppliers who are internationally recognised for responsible fishing practices," he said.
They're basically small Dover Sole and you're more likely to find them in your local fishmongers than at the supermarket.
THE bounty of fish available in the autumn includes the finest flat fish such as Dover sole, plaice, brill and turbot, as well as the less expensive flounder, dab and megrim.
Housing a private dining room and a 60 seat terrace, The Ivy will offer a brasserie-style menu with a selection of classics, such as its world famous shepherd's pie, Dover sole, and Scandinavian iced berries with hot white chocolate sauce.