Fish Pie with a Gougère Top: Sauce

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Classic Bull

By Stephen Bull

Published 2001

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  • 300 ml milk
  • a 5 cm strip lemon peel, no pith
  • ½ a Sp


In a small saucepan, heat the milk with the next seven ingredients. Bring very slowly to a simmer and leave to cool. Strain into a jug or bowl, pressing to squeeze out all the liquid. In another saucepan melt the butter and sweat the leek, covered, for 5 minutes. Add the flour and cook gently for a further 5 minutes. Gradually add the strained milk, whisking or stirring hard to avoid lumps, and