Recipe For Cheese Sauce

I cannot post my next recipe until I have posted my cheese sauce recipe. This is another recipe, where I am sure, there are lots of variations. This is mine – from Lavender & Lime.

Macaroni Cheese Made With Home Made Cheese Sauce
Macaroni Cheese

Cheese Sauce
 
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Ingredients
  • 375mls milk
  • 1 baby onion, halved
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 25g butter
  • 25g flour
  • 125mls cream
  • 5mls English mustard powder
  • 100g grated cheese
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper to season
Method
  1. place the milk, onion, peppercorns and bay leaf in a pot and heat to just before boiling point
  2. remove from the heat and infuse for 30 minutes
  3. pour the milk through a sieve
  4. in a saucepan melt the butter and then add the flour
  5. stir until golden in colour
  6. add one ladle of the milk and mix until smooth
  7. add another ladle of milk and mix until smooth
  8. add the rest of the milk and keep on a low heat for 30 minutes
  9. add the cream and mix until smooth
  10. remove from the heat and add the mustard and cheese
  11. season to taste
My Notes
Replace the cheese with 30mls green peppercorns or 250g sliced mushrooms that have been fried in a little bit of butter

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