Bechamel sauce

Béchamel sauce

FAQ What is bechamel sauce used for? Bechamel sauce is a creamy sauce used as the base for many other sauces, it goes well with vegetables, potatoes, white-meats and cheese dishes. Is bechamel a white sauce? Bechamel sauce is a white sauce, it is one of the “mother sauces” of French cuisine. Is bechamel sauce …

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The five mother sauces

The five mother sauces

In French cuisine, there are five basic or “mother” sauces from which whole families of sauces are derived. Three of these sauces are thickened with flour, one with fats, and the last is a tomato-based sauce. All these sauces need to be cooked for long enough for the flour to lose its starchy taste and …

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