béchamel sauce(redirected from Sauce béchamel)
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A white sauce of butter, flour, and milk or cream. Also called cream sauce.
[French sauce béchamel, after Louis de Béchamel (1603-1703), chief steward of Louis XIV.]
(Cookery) a thick white sauce flavoured with onion and seasonings
[C18: named after the Marquis of Béchamel, steward of Louis XIV of France and its creator]
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|Noun||1.||bechamel sauce - milk thickened with a butter and flour roux|
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
blanc - a white sauce of fat, broth, and vegetables (used especially with braised meat)
cheese sauce - white sauce with grated cheese
cream sauce - white sauce made with cream