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(ˈbeɪ ʃəˌmɛl, ˌbeɪ ʃəˈmɛl)

a white sauce, sometimes seasoned with onion and nutmeg.
[1790–1800; after Louis, Marquis de Béchamel (steward of Louis XIV of France), its originator]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bechamel - milk thickened with a butter and flour rouxbechamel - 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


[ˌbeɪʃəˈmɛl] N (also bechamel sauce) → besamel f
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4 Mix bechamel sauce with the remaining 1 tsp ras el hanout.
Second, make a bechamel sauce by constantly whisking the milk, cream/creme fraiche, salt/pepper and two tablespoons of butter in a saucepan over medium heat until thick.
Makroona bel bashameel or Macaroni Bechamel is ground meat mixture between two layers of macaroni smothered in a creamy bechamel sauce.
A dish consisting of a fillet of breaded chicken, pork, or other meat that is fried, topped with bechamel sauce and cheese, and then grilled, typically sold as takeaway food.
Enjoy 150 vegan/gluten-free French recipes organized by season, including Bechamel Sauce, Espagnole (brown sauce), Le Pain Perdu (French Toast), White Asparagus Veloute, Cauliflower Steak Frites (fries), Caramelized Onion Quiche, Vegetable Tian, Sweet Potato Boulettes (little balls), French Lentil Salad with Beets and Spiced Vinaigrette, Pancrepes, and Matchai Tea Latte.
One of my favorite casseroles is moussaka, a delightful Greek dish of eggplants, meat, cheese and bechamel sauce.
Make bechamel by placing the milk, butter, flour, bay leaf, grated nutmeg, mustard and salt and pepper in a pan over a medium heat.
WITH LOCAL PRODUCE From Mark Threadgill, head chef at Portmeirion Hotel 150ml milk Method Make a bechamel sauce by melting the butter and whisking together the flour and milk.
For this vegetarian lasagna, I layer lemony ricotta with a creamy bechamel sauce and grated Parmigiano-Reggiano.
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Ramadan food is generally a hassle to make, as most people fasting need a substantial dose of butter and bechamel sauce to get them through the next day.