Bechamel Sauce


- Butter 40g

- Flour 40g

- Milk 500g


- Place the butter in sauce pan and let it melt.

- Remove from heat and add the sifted flour with a strainer or sifter.

- Let it absorb completely then turn back on the heat and, stirring constantly, let it sauté gently for 1-2 minutes.

- Remove from heat again and add the boiling milk, whisking it.

- As soon as the mixture is blended, turn on flame and keep stirring while you bring it to boil.

- If the sauce is destined to be cooked in the oven, it’s enough to let it boil only 2-3 minutes.

- If instead, it will be used straight off the stovetop, let it boil at least 8-10 minutes.

- If not, you will still have a starchy taste from the flour, and you’ll find the sauce too sticky.

If not boiled long enough, béchamel will stick to the palate!

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