How to make it

  • Melt the butter in a pan over medium heat. Whisk in the flour.
  • Pour in all the milk, whisking constantly until it starts to boil.
  • Season with salt, lower the heat, cover and simmer gently, stirring occiasionally, for at least 20 minutes.
  • Bechamel sauce should not taste floury. Remove pan from the heat. Taste and add more salt if necessary and season with pepper and/or nutmeg.
  • If sauce is too thick, add a little more milk.
  • If too runny, return to the heat and add a pat of butter mixed with equal quantity of all-purpose flour.
  • For a richer Bechamel, replace half the milk with the same amount of heavy cream.
  • For a lighter Bechamel, add half milk and half water.

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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    wow you gave the alterations too wow im impressed love it .........

    five plus

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    " It was excellent "
    juels ate it and said...
    Simply perfect, and I love it that you provided the alterations!
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