Bechamel is a French word for yummy, creamy sauce.
Not really. I made that up.
I don’t know what the literal translation is, but bechamel, according to Wikipedia, is a butter and flour based white sauce and is the ‘Mother Sauce’ of French cuisine. Oooh la la! We have lots of mothers of things and now we have the mother sauce. Well!
Too bad we don’t eat butter (dairy) or flour (gluten) over here at this house due to medical advice for hubby and honestly we all feel pretty swell since we stopped.
So what to do when one needs a yummy, creamy sauce? Continue reading