Bread Sauce

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

The Official Downton Abbey Christmas Cookbook

By Regula Ysewijn

Published 2020

  • About

Thickening sauces with bread dates back to at least the Middle Ages and was common in many places in Europe. But bread sauce itself, which also dates to the medieval period, is nearly unknown outside of Britain, where it has remained a favorite throughout the centuries. Today, people may think of this simple sauce as a humble dish—a way to use up stale bread. But in the past, leftover bread was a luxury in many households, and bread sauce was a dish for people of privilege until into the tw