Best Bread Sauce

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The Cook's Companion: A step-by-step guide to cooking skills including original recipes

By Josceline Dimbleby

Published 1991

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To me, the best bread sauce is made out of brown bread rather than the more traditional white bread and includes meltingly soft pieces of onion. It should also be rich with cream and butter and have a definite hint of cloves and nutmeg. The sauce must be cooked slowly either on top of the stove in a pan or in a covered dish in a low oven, stirring now and then. As some bread absorbs more liquid than others, adjust the thickness of the sauce towards the end by adding more milk or more crumbl