Sole is a species of flatfish with a mild flavour ,which makes it perfect to use in many different types of dishes. The fish is known for its fine, buttery texture that is at its best two to three days after landing. The sole is an elongated, oval-shaped fish with a rounded head. The top of the fish is brown and has marks and spots, while the belly of the fish is white. Sole can grow up to 70 centimetres in length. The smallest soles are sold as baby soles and is a popular fish variety for connoisseurs.
Basic techniques: grilling, confiting, frying, slow cooking, barbecuing, en papillotte, cooking sous-vide, smoking, marinating, brining.
Taste combinations: cauliflower, curry, ginger, grapefruit, citrus, garlic, butter, tomato, mint, olive oil, white wine, celeriac, potato, truffle, grapes, asparagus, fennel, leeks, dill, parsley.