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
METHOD1.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.