Bread Sauce

Bread sauce can be traced back to medieval times in Britain and can be served either warm or cold. Traditionally made with bread crumbs or stale bread and spices, I have opted instead for fresh bread. Serve with turkey or chicken.

Bread Sauce
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I did as little as possible in December other than a lot of reading. And a fair bit of TV watching. Being in such a relaxed state of mind was great. The ideas just started flowing. I placed a notepad next to where I sit and wrote down a whole host of things. Some of them are recipes I would like to work on during the year. And some were recipes I tackled while on leave. I also came up with some great ideas for my kitchen. And thought of a hundred and one tasks for Dave to complete. It has been quite some time since I felt so inspired. And to make sure I did not kill the inspiration I spent very little time actually cooking. I decided to learn how to use the ‘end cook’ feature on my oven.

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This allows you to select when you would like the food to be done. For my experiment I chose to roast a chicken. I prepared everything, and placed the pan in the oven at 17h00 with the aim to eat at 19h30. I set the temperature (180° Celsius), the cooking time (90 minutes) and the end time. Then we went out for drinks. We came home to the most amazing scent of roasted chicken. I had made the bread sauce during the day to serve with the chicken. And loaded the roasting pan with cauliflower, carrots and leeks. The combination was a great meal. And I ticked two things off my list. The next day I served leftover cold chicken with a simple salad. I used the bread sauce again as a salad dressing. The ‘spots’ you can see are from using the Cape Seed Loaf.

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Bread Sauce

This is traditionally served with turkey or chicken
Recipe Category: Sauces
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  • 2 slices bread, 15mm thick, crusts removed and cubed
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 7.5 mls sherry vinegar
  • 7.5 mls lemon juice
  • Salt to season
  • 30 mls olive oil


  • Place the bread into a bowl and cover with water
  • Leave to soak for 5 minutes
  • Squeeze the water out of the bread
  • Put the bread, garlic, vinegar, lemon juice and salt into a blender
  • Blend, while adding the oil slowly in a steady stream, until the mixture thickens
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