Gizzi Erskine’s Bread Sauce

Full of spiced flavour and ready to be poured atop your Christmas dinner, this is Gizzie Erskine’s perfected bread sauce.

  • 30 mins
  • Serves 8
  • Vegetarian
  • Beginner

Ingredients

Method

  1. Put the milk, butter, onion, cloves, peppercorns and bay leaf into a pan and bring to the boil, then reduce the heat to a simmer.

  2. Cook gently for 5 minutes, then leave to infuse for 1 – 3 hours.

  3. Strain the liquid and return it to the pan, discarding the aromatics and onion. Add the breadcrumbs and simmer for 3-4 minutes.

  4. Stir in the double cream, add the spices and season. The sauce is ready when it has a thick pouring consistency and is full of spiced flavour. Serve with a knob of butter on top.

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