|Milk||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|Onion stuck with cloves||1 (Stuck With 2 Cloves)|
|All purpose flour||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
1 In a pan, add milk along with the carrot, celery, onion, bay leaf, and peppercorns.
2 Gradually bring to a boil.
3 Remove from the heat and discard the vegetables.
4 In a small pan, melt the butter.
5 Add in the flour and stir for 1 to 2 minutes.
6 Gradually add in the flavored milk, stirring constantly.
7 Bring to a boil, stirring all the time.
8 Cook for about 2 minutes, until thick.
9 Season with nutmeg, salt and white pepper.
10 Use the sauce for coating vegetables, particularly prior to browning in the oven or under the broiler in gratin dishes.