1 heaped dessert spoon plain flour
300ml of milk
preparation 2 mins • you cook for 9 mins •
Makes a pint of white sauce
Watch a 30 second preview of my cook-along video below
A lump-free white sauce can be used in so many ways, that I thought I'd show you this basic technique. A homemade white sauce tastes so much better than a packet version. It's basically flour and melted butter with milk - From this you can add grated cheese and a teaspoon of mustard for a cheese sauce. You can simply throw in a handful of chopped fresh parsley for a parsley sauce to go over fish (or in a lasagne). You can also substitute the milk for the stock of whatever meat you're cooking with.
Spoon to stir
Before you start, get the flour, butter and milk ready next to the hob. Put a small saucepan on the hob and click here!