Bread sauce

Preparation info

  • Makes

    350 ml

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Old Food

Old Food

By Jill Dupleix

Published 1998

  • About

An old English favourite with roasted game. At its simplest it can be used to nap a couple of roasted quail or small spatchcock. It is also quite divine with a simple roast chicken.


  • 2 cloves
  • 1 onion
  • 400 ml (14 fl oz


Stick cloves into the onion and place in a saucepan with milk, bay leaf, sea salt and pepper. Bring milk to just below boiling point, then reduce heat and simmer gently for 5 minutes. Cover, and remove from heat. Leave for an hour to infuse. Cut off crusts and whizz bread to soft white crumbs in a blender. Measure out 1