Definition of Béchamel sauce

1. Noun. Milk thickened with a butter and flour roux.

Exact synonyms: Bechamel, White Sauce
Generic synonyms: Sauce
Specialized synonyms: Blanc, Cheese Sauce, Cream Sauce



Definition of Béchamel sauce

1. Noun. A simple white sauce made from a roux of butter and flour to which is added hot milk ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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béchamel sauce (current term)
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Literary usage of Béchamel sauce

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1. The Boston Cooking-school Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer (1896)
"Bechamel Sauce. 1}£ cups White Stock. 6 peppercorns. 1 slice union. ... Yellow Bechamel Sauce. To two cups Bechamel Sauce add yolks of three eggs slightly ..."

2. Fifty-two Sunday Dinners: A Book of Recipes, Arranged on a Unique Plan by Elizabeth O. Hiller (1915)
"Drain on brown paper; serve on hot buttered toast with Bechamel Sauce. Double the recipe for Bechamel Sauce (see Page 85. ..."

3. The Royal Cookery Book: (le Livre de Cuisine) by Jules Gouffé, Alphonse Gouffé (1869)
"... and mix them in some Bechamel Sauce Maigre; Fill the crust with the ... mixed in Bechamel Sauce Maigre; lay the paste cover on the top ; and serve. ..."

4. Practical Cooking and Serving: A Complete Manual of how to Select, Prepare by Janet McKenzie Hill (1902)
"1-2 a cup of cooked lean 1-2 a cup of thick Bechamel sauce. ham chopped. Paprika. Butter 1-2 a cup of cooked mushrooms Tomato sauce, chopped. ..."

5. Miss Parloa's Kitchen Companion: A Guide for All who Would be Good Housekeepers by Maria Parloa (1887)
"Chicken d la Duxelles, Bechamel Sauce. Oysters in a Block of Ice. ... Fillets of Flounders au Gratin, with Bechamel Sauce. Potato Croquettes. ..."

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