Turbot Vallée d’Auge

Turbot with Apple and Cider Sauce

Preparation info

  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The Country Cooking of France

By Anne Willan

Published 2007

  • About

In the Auge Valley of Normandy, home of the finest cider apples, the grass is said to grow so fast that a stick left lying out at night is covered by morning. All sorts of ingredients, from fish, chicken, and veal to pheasant, are given the Auge Valley treatment, a pale and utterly delicious sauce of apple, apple cider (it must be alcoholic, or hard, cider), and crème fraîche, often with mushrooms. Most white fish take kindly to the sauce, with sole, flounder, and John Dory immediately spri