Béchamel Sauce

This works as a white sauce for lasagne or alternatively add cheddar to make a sauce for Macaroni Cheese.


  • 1 pint of milk
  • 40 grams of plain flour (or corn flour)
  • 40 grams of butter
  • Salt and white pepper
  • Black pepper
  • A little freshly grated nutmeg
Béchamel sauce

Béchamel sauce


  • Melt the butter in a saucepan.
  • Once melted sieve in the flour.
  • Take the pan of the heat and gradually stir in the milk.
  • Return to the pan to the heat and bring to the boil, stir regularly to ensure the sauce doesn’t go lumpy.
  • Bring the pan back to a simmer and season with salt, white pepper and nutmeg.