bechamel definition

  • noun:
    • Alternative spelling of béchamel.
    • A rich, white sauce, ready with butter and cream.
    • In cookery, a white sauce of sophisticated structure, known as from the creator, Louis de Béchamel or Béchameil, marquis of Nointel, steward to Louis XIV.
    • milk thickened with a butter and flour roux
    • Alternate spelling of béchamel.
    • A rich, white sauce, prepared with butter and lotion.
    • In cookery, a white sauce of elaborate structure, named from the creator, Louis de Béchamel or Béchameil, marquis of Nointel, steward to Louis XIV.
    • milk thickened with a butter and flour roux

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