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  1. white sauce, bechamel sauce, bechamel(noun)

    milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

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  1. Béchamel sauce

    Béchamel sauce, also known as white sauce, is made with a roux of butter and flour cooked in milk. It is one of the mother sauces of French cuisine and is used in many recipes of Italian cuisine, for example lasagne. It is used as the base for other sauces.


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