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How to make gravy part 2

Call it gravy, call it sauce one thing is for sure it won't answer.

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This is a b\u00e9chamel base with herbs. Equal amount of butter and flour. I used 20 gram of each and 1 cup of milk

This is a béchamel base with herbs. Equal amount of butter and flour. I used 20 gram of each and 1 cup of milk

If you have a small child or 2 hanging around let them cut the parsley

If you have a small child or 2 hanging around let them cut the parsley

Coarse or fine is up to you. You can use dill,tarragon, chives and so on

Coarse or fine is up to you. You can use dill,tarragon, chives and so on

See my guide on how to make a b\u00e9chamel

See my guide on how to make a béchamel

Add your milk. I used 1 cup. Bring to the boil.

Add your milk. I used 1 cup. Bring to the boil.

Add your herbs. Stir and bring to the boil

Add your herbs. Stir and bring to the boil

Add salt and white pepper, if you have it else use black,  taste and serve with fish, roasted chicken and any dish where the flavour is subtle  If you use tarragon it is lovely with eggs and fish.

Add salt and white pepper, if you have it else use black, taste and serve with fish, roasted chicken and any dish where the flavour is subtle If you use tarragon it is lovely with eggs and fish.

You can keep this in the fridge for a day provided you cool it down quickly. Back in the days when grandpa was a boy scout they could not cool it quickly enough hence the "don't reheat parsley" myth.

You can keep this in the fridge for a day provided you cool it down quickly. Back in the days when grandpa was a boy scout they could not cool it quickly enough hence the "don't reheat parsley" myth.

Next gravy is also a b\u00e9chamel base with a twist.

Next gravy is also a béchamel base with a twist.

Melt your butter and add the onions. Let them sweat until they turn opaque.

Melt your butter and add the onions. Let them sweat until they turn opaque.

Keep stirring so they don't start to fry.

Keep stirring so they don't start to fry.

Add the flour and stir

Add the flour and stir

The result will be a lumpy business, don't worry.

The result will be a lumpy business, don't worry.

Add your milk and stir. Bring to the boil and add salt and pepper. You can also add some nutmeg. Serve with any fried meat, like pork or beef.

Add your milk and stir. Bring to the boil and add salt and pepper. You can also add some nutmeg. Serve with any fried meat, like pork or beef.

The gravies will form a skin if you don't serve it immediately, gently smear the surface with butter to prevent this. They don't look sexy but they taste grate.

The gravies will form a skin if you don't serve it immediately, gently smear the surface with butter to prevent this. They don't look sexy but they taste grate.

  • Flour
  • Butter
  • Milk
  • Parsley