Sole à la Dorchester

banner

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4

    as a main course
    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

Why this dish is called à la Dorchester is unknown (a variation made with tomato is titled à la Dorothea, again without explanation). It comes from Lady Agnes Jekyll’s Kitchen Essays, first published in 1922. Jekyll mentions that when asparagus is no longer in season, peas can be used in its place. To serve this dish at Christmastime when asparagus (or even peas) was unavailable in t