Gravy – the real Mother (and Father) sauce

Classically trained chefs, please stop reading this column now. OK, you’ve been warned. In classic French cooking there are five mother sauces, as first set forth by Marie-Antoine Carême and later revised by Auguste Escoffier: Béchamel, Velouté, Espagnol, Tomato and Hollandaise. These are called mother sauces because they’re the starting point for hundreds of sauces….

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Published:May 24, 2017 View Post

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