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.

Cheese Sauce Recipe For Cheese Sauce

Cheese Sauce

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Cheese Sauce


  • 1½ cups milk
  • 1 baby onion, halved
  • 3 black peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 25g butter
  • 25g flour
  • 125mls cream
  • 1 teaspoon English mustard powder
  • ½ cup grated cheese


  • place the milk, onion, peppercorns and bay leaf in a pot and heat to just before boiling point
  • remove from the heat and infuse for 30 minutes
  • pour the milk through a sieve
  • in a saucepan melt the butter and then add the flour
  • stir until golden in colour
  • add one ladle of the milk and mix until smooth
  • add another ladle of milk and mix until smooth
  • add the rest of the milk and keep on a low heat for 30 minutes
  • add the cream and mix until smooth
  • remove from the heat and add the mustard and cheese.

Cooks 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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