Sole à la Florentine

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Appears in
The Official Downton Abbey Cookbook

By Annie Gray

Published 2019

  • About

Fish with something green is often seen on the dinner table at Downton. The garnish serves a practical purpose, as it gives the actors something to eat that isn’t going to be horrible after several hours under fierce lighting. This was a genuinely popular way to serve fish, and in classic French cuisine, the garnish often dictated the eventual name of the dish. While white fish by itself can be rather bland, overpowering flavors can destroy its subtlety. This recipe, like nearly any recipe