Also called lemon sole in the United States, this species of flounder is low in fat and finely textured. It ranges from ¼ to 2 pounds and can be purchased whole or in fillets. It's often labeled simply as "fillet of sole." English sole can be prepared in a variety of ways including baking, broiling, poaching and sautéing. See also fish.
From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.