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Old 18th December 2005, 15:44
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What is "bread sauce" Polwarth?
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Old 18th December 2005, 20:14
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A Couple Of Bread Sauce Recipes !!

1 onion, peeled and stuck with 6 cloves
450ml (3/4 pint) milk
2 bay leaves
1 carrot
sprig of celery leaves
small tub double cream
10 peppercorns
2 sprigs fresh thyme
150g (5oz) fresh, white breadcrumbs
nutmeg
15g (1/2oz) butter

Preparation

Place the onion, bay leaves, carrot, celery, thyme and peppercorns into the milk and bring everything
slowly to the boil.
Remove the pan from the heat and leave it to stand, covered, for about 30 minutes to one hour,
or longer if possible.
Strain the milk into a clean pan and bring back to the boil, add the breadcrumbs stirring
continuously.
Simmer until the sauce thickens, season with salt and pepper.
Add a pinch of nutmeg and stir in the butter and cream.



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6-8 Portions

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Time: 30 minutes

Bread Sauce:

1 onion, peeled and halved
10 cloves
1 garlic cloves
2 bay leaves
500ml milk
125g white bread bread crumbs
4 tbsp creme fraiche (optional)
pinch of grated nutmeg
maldon salt and freshly ground pepper


Bread Sauce:
Stud the onion with the cloves.
Place the onion, garlic, milk, and bay leaf in a saucepan over a moderate heat and leave it
to simmer 15 minutes then remove it from the heat and leave it to infuse for 20 minutes.
Strain the milk and return it to the saucepan and bring it to a simmer. Stir in the breadcrumbs
and stir it softens.
Remove the sauce from the pan and stir in the creme fraiche and nutmeg and seasoning.
Serve warm in a sauce boat.
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Old 18th December 2005, 20:19
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Interesting. And what do you put bread sauce on.... and why would you make it and also gravy rather than just one or the other?
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Old 18th December 2005, 20:22
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You would serve it with christmas lunch, I have never understood why as I can't stand the taste of it.

Gravy for me thanks
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Old 18th December 2005, 22:37
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Neither can I, Babz - but my family wouldn't feel it was Christmas if I didn't make some of the stuff - they LOVE it!
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Old 19th December 2005, 12:47
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Thank goodness my hubby doesn't like it, it tastes bland and I wouldn't dare say what it looks
like in dread of making Holly and others ill...
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Old 19th December 2005, 19:59
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Interesting. And what do you put bread sauce on.... and why would you make it and also gravy rather than just one or the other?
For variety!

I love bread sauce!
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