Bread Sauce

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Bread sauce is traditionally served with roasted poultry such as chicken or pheasant and, while not the most beautiful of sauces, it goes very well with the meat.


Preparation Time: 40 minutes
Cooking Time: N/A
Serves: 4 - 5


  1. Peel and roughly chop the onion and garlic, tear the bread into roughly 1cm - 2cm pieces by hand and put in a bowl. preparing the ingredients
  2. Put the milk, onion, cloves and bay leaf into a sauce pan, grate in the nutmeg and bring to the boil.
  3. Remove from the heat and leave it to infuse for 30 minutes. infusing the milk
  4. Bring the milk up to the boil again and then pour it onto the bread, through a sieve. Discard the onion and the other ingredients left in the sieve.
  5. Season it with salt & pepper and stir it all together. Then let it sit (to absorb the milk) for 15 minutes. bread absorbing the milk
  6. Stir in the cream and serve. the finished bread sauce
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Useful Information

Can it be frozen? Yes.
Can it be prepared in advance? Yes, it can be finished up to 1 day in advance.
Will leftovers be nice? Yes, for up to 1 day.


- Brown bread can also be used but white bread looks more... appealling.

- Bread sauce is a traditional accompaniment to roast birds such as chicken, turkey or pheasant.

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