ITALIAN COOKING AND RECIPES   Authentic And Traditional  Italian Food Recipes
BASIC CHEESE SAUCE
INGREDIENTS 25 g /1 oz / 2 tbsp butter 1 tbsp flour 250 ml / 9  oz  / 1 cup milk 2 tbsp single (light) cream pinch of freshly grated nutmeg 45 g / 1 oz mature (sharp) Cheddar, grated 1 tbsp freshly grated Parmesan salt and pepper
METHOD 1. Melt the butter in a pan, stir in the flour and cook for 1 minute. 2. Gradually pour on the milk, stirring all the time. 3. Stir in the cream and season the sauce with nutmeg, salt and pepper to taste. 4.  Simmer the sauce for 5 minutes to reduce. 5. Remove it from the heat and stir in the cheeses. 6. Stir until the cheeses have melted and blended into the sauce.
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