1. Pommes dauphine (dauphine potatoes) are croquetteschoux pastry (cream-puff pastry dough) and forming the mixture into balls, which are then rolled in breadcrumbs and deep-fried. 2. Sole dauphine is an elaborate preparation of deep-fried sole fillets garnished with mushrooms, crayfish, truffles and quenelles.
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.