Dieppe sole

We regularly go to the port town of Dieppe. It I not too far from Paris, especially from our corner in the Yvelines, and you can buy fish almost straight from the boats. We also meet friends there.
In French cooking, the name of Dieppe is linked to sole. A fish that once swam in abundance near the coast there. Just across the Channel, the town of Dover gave its name to the Dover sole, the common sole, solea solea, named for its resemblance with a sole.

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Grilled sea bass

Another simple Summer recipe with fish. I bought a sea bass from the fishmonger’s. Usually they come in various sizes with different prices for farmed fish, fish caught with nets or with lines. The last are the best and most expensive. I only needed one fish for two people and the line-fish were too large. … Read more