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Classic Bread Sauce

Ingredients
Small onion - 1, peeled and stuck with 4 cloves
Peppercorns - 6
Mace - 1 blade
Bay leaf - 1
Milk - 300 milliliter /1/2 pint
Butter - 25 grams/1 ounces
Fresh white breadcrumbs - 50 grams / 2 ounces
Single cream - 2 x 15 milliliter spoons/2 tablespoons
Salt - to taste
Freshly ground black pepper - to taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a pan, add the onion, peppercorns, mace, bay leaf, milk and butter. Slowly let it come to a boil.
2. Cover pan with lid and simmer for 15 minutes.
3. Through a sieve, strain the milk into a bowl and stir in the remaining ingredients.
4. TO STORE BY FREEZING: Pour into a rigid container. Seal the container, label it and freeze.

SERVIING
5. TO USE A FROZEN SAUCE: Thaw at room temperature for 2 hours, then reheat gently on top of the stove, stirring occasionally .Use as required.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Sauce
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Onion
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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