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Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 12 people

Recipe Ingredients

8 tablespoons 120mlUnsalted butter
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlSalt
3/4 cup 46g / 1.6ozQuick-mixing flour
  Freshly ground pepper to
4 cups 948mlMilk
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlFreshly grated nutmeg

Recipe Instructions

Melt the butter in a heavy saucepan over low heat. Add the flour all at once, and stir rapidly with a wire whisk until blended. When you use the quick-mixing flour that has a granular feeling, lumps never form. With ordinary flour, lumps are a good possi b Continue cooking over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the sauce has thickened and is smooth, about the consistency of a thin pudding. Add the nutmeg, salt, and a few grinds of pepper. Cool the sauce for about 15 minutes before using. It becomes f i

Mario Batali


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