5 Classic Sauces Everyone Should Know How to Make
Whether you prefer a hollandaise on your lightly poached eggs or a mushroom relish on your medium-rare steak, most meals are elevated with the addition of a well-made sauce.
While there's an endless array of fancy foams and reductions available on menus today, the all-time classics still top our list. Here are five recipes for the golden oldies in the savoury sauce category.
This silky five-ingredient emulsion can be enjoyed on a variety of dishes, but is best served atop eggs Benedict. While this topping looks rather complex, it's actually very easy to make. Here's a recipe from the very best source in the business - Jamie Oliver.
This classic tomato sauce recipe should be on file for life, as it is easy to make and easy to store. It can serve as a base for many other recipes or be tossed with freshly boiled pasta. Get the recipe.
creamy mushroom sauce
This recipe is for a classic mushroom sauce that can be made in under 20 minutes. It's the perfect accompaniment to a deliciously cooked piece of steak or schnitzel. Get the recipe.
sticky bbq sauce
A homemade BBQ sauce should be a fridge staple in your home - it is easy to make (like all good sauces) and is super tasty. Marinating meat in this sticky relish will give it that extra layer of deliciousness. Find a guide to making this sauce within this larger recipe for sticky BBQ spare ribs.
Béchamel is the base to any good gratin or pasta dish. The ingredients are based on cupboard essentials and it's hassle-free to make. You can easily change the flavour by adding spices or various forms of cheese. Get the recipe.
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