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Dover Sole: Breaking Down a Flat Fish

Lecture no. 20 from the course: Cooking Basics: What Everyone Should Know

Dover Sole: Breaking Down a Flat Fish

Taught by Professor Sean Kahlenberg | 34 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Food & Wine Courses

Dover sole is a flat fish and a bottom-feeder that almost always comes whole with the intestines left in, requiring very different preparation and cooking than a round fish. Chef Kahlenberg demonstrates how to remove the skin by hand, which must be done before cooking. You’ll also make perfectly sized fondant potatoes, as well as beautiful asparagus.