The inclusion of
If preferred, the thickened sauce can be omitted and the soles served with
Ask the fishmonger for the skin and any trimmings from the soles and boil them for 10 minutes in
Remove the fish from the oven and keep warm on a flat dish. Reserve the cooking liquid. Melt the butter in a small saucepan. Add the flour, cook for 1 minute, stirring, and then pour in the reserved cooking liquid. Stir while it boils for 1 minute and then mix in the cream.
Pour the sauce over the fish, sprinkle with the parsley and tarragon, if liked, and serve at once.
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