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French Béchamel Sauce

By Géraldine Leverd, Food Blogger

Bechamel sauce is a white sauce made from flour, butter, milk or cream. A little nutmeg is often added. It is often used in French cuisine for dishes such as croque-monsieur or gratins, elevating each bite with its smooth texture and irresistible decadence.

Ingredients For

  • Butter
    Charentes-Poitou Butter PDO
  • 25 g
  • 300 ml



In a saucepan, melt the butterover medium heat. Then add the flour and whisk continuously for 1 to 2 minutes.


Add a few drops of milk and whisk well. Then, pour the rest of the milk gradually without stopping to whisk.


Add some salt and pepper. Finish off with the grated nutmeg.


Géraldine LEVERD
Géraldine Leverd

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