What is velouté

  • Posted by: Batty
  • March 12, 2013


pierino March 13, 2013
Per the above comments veloute is (as is bechamel) a mother sauce; in other words you keep building on it. If it breaks "mount" it with more butter. Why do sauces in restaurants taste better than the ones you looked up on the internet? In a real restaurant they use tons of butter and buckets of salt.
Diana B. March 12, 2013
You might find this posting of interest: http://food52.com/hotline/3027-whats-the-difference-between-a-jus-lie-and-a-veloute
brandon March 12, 2013
to be a stickler about it, its stock that is thickened with roux not the other way around. and really it doesn't need to be stock it can be any sort of base thickened with roux
boulangere March 12, 2013
As opposed to a béchamel, which is prepared with milk rather than stock, be it vegetable, chicken, or beef.
darksideofthespoon March 12, 2013
It's a roux (butter, flour that are cooked) thickened with stock.
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