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Half Day Essential Sauces Cookery Course

HALF DAY COURSE (9:30am - 12:00pm / 2:00pm - 4:30pm)

Only £65.00 per person inc. VAT


There are many hundreds of official French sauces. Of these, five are the so-called “Mother Sauces”: Béchamel; Espagnole; Hollandaise; Tomate; and Velouté. The rest are variations of these five top-tier sauces, quaintly referred to as “Daughter Sauces”.


We’re not going to be able to teach you all of them in a morning or afternoon on your half day essential sauces cookery course, but we will show you how to make three of the most essential, such as Mayonnaise, White Sauce and Meat Reduction Sauce/Butter Sauce.


you get to take home everything you have made to be used to accompany all manner of fish, shellfish, meat, vegetable and pasta dishes.

Techniques learnt:

  • Oil emulsion (Mayonnaise)
  • Making a roux (white sauce/veloute)
  • Making an all-in-one White Sauce (as above, but without the time-consuming roux as above.
  • Monte au Beure (mounting a sauce with butter)
  • Making a reduction of stock (demi-glace) as a basis for a variety of meat sauces
  • Adding flavourings
  • Tasting
  • Seasoning
  • Serving suggestions

You will make:

  • Mayonnaise
  • White Sauce (Bechamel)
  • Meat Reduction Sauce/Butter Sauce
Dates
  • 27/06/2019 - AM
  • 26/07/2019 - AM
  • 26/10/2019 - AM
  • 19/11/2019 - PM
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