Bread Sauce05/08/2012 11:28
An old-fashioned accompaniment to a roast dinner.
No Christmas dinner table is complete without it!
1 onion, peeled
115g / 4oz fresh white breadcrumbs
55g /2oz butter
salt & pepper
600ml / 1pt milk
1 bay leaf
Stud the onion with the cloves, then place in a saucepan with the milk, breadcrumbs, bay leaf and butter. Bring to just boiling point, over a low heat. Remove from heat and leave to stand in a warm place to infuse.Just before serving, remove the onion and cloves and reheat the sauce gently, beating well with a wooden spoon. Season to taste with the salt & pepper. Serve with a little grating of nutmeg.