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A Queen In The Kitchen : How To Make Besciamella (Béchamel Sauce)

The new episode of A Queen In the Kitchen is now up!

Watch me preparing Besciamella (Béchamel Sauce), the white sauce made from a roux of butter, flour and milk. Even though it is considered a French sauce, it first appeared in Italian cookbooks. It is said that was invented by Marquis Louis de Bechamel (1603–1703), a 17th century financier who held the honorary post of chief steward of King Louis XIV’s (1643-1715) household.

Besciamella is the key ingredient of many Italian dishes : Lasagne, Cannelloni, Crespelle,  Vegetables au gratin, Paste Pasticciate…

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Buon Appetito!

Credits:
Ale Gambini (Host, Chef, Author)
Maurizio OTTO De Togni (Executive Producer, Music, Photo)
Mirko “Mirakle” Urania (Director, Video Maker, Editor, Photo)
Produced by: BreadLoveAndDreams and SuperOttO Publishing
Copyright © 2017. All Rights Reserved.

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2 thoughts on “A Queen In The Kitchen : How To Make Besciamella (Béchamel Sauce)

  1. Frank Fariello May 19, 2017 at 4:50 AM Reply

    Very interesting! Your technique—turning off the heat before adding the flour and then the milk— is a new one for me. It seems to work brilliantly. Can’t wait to try it out.

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