Besciamella - Bechamel Sauce

READY IN: 25mins




  • Heat the milk on low heat making sure that it doesn't boil.
  • In another small saucepan melt the butter. (Be carefull: do not let it brown.).
  • Slowly add the sifted flour, stirring with a whisk. Cook it for a few minutes, stirring constantly, always being carefull don't let it brown or crispy.
  • That's the "roux", as the French call it.
  • Now remove it from the heat, slowly add the hot milk, stirring with a wooden spoon.
  • Put the saucepan on medium heat, until it boils, add a pinch of salt and a pinch of nutmeg. Then simmer for 15 minutes while covered, or until the sauce doesn't look thick, stirring from time to time.
  • Your Bechamel Sauce is ready!