Sole Fillets Cooked Over Boiling Water

Sogliola al Vapore

Preparation info
  • Serves

    2 to 3

    • Difficulty


Appears in
La Terra Fortunata

By Fred Plotkin

Published 2001

  • About

People in Friuli-Venezia Giulia brag that their sole is the world’s best because of the particular microclimate of the northern Adriatic. It is indeed delicious, but I have had outstanding sole in England, France, and elsewhere. This particular preparation is interesting because it really brings out the flavor of the fish. I first had it on a small fishing craft near Muggia made with a fish caught minutes before. The key to making this recipe at home is to use a shallow covered heatproof di