Throw all the ingredients for bechamel in at once and 10 minutes later you have perfectly velvety sauce.
"It's the bechamel sauce on it that you like, I suspect," said Bettina.
That seductive gentleman, bechamel, had been working up to a crisis.
bechamel, tightening his chain in the Angel yard after dinner, was the first to be aware of their reunion.
bechamel had told his wife he was going to Davos to see Carter.
We have veal chops for tonight—just plain veal chops and boiled new potatoes and carrots with bechamel sauce.
"Damn her," said bechamel, for all the world like a common man.
"Well, let 'em GO," said bechamel, making a memorable saying.
If bechamel (detestable person) had kept his promises, instead of behaving with unspeakable horridness, all would have been well.
The sauces can be varied with tomato, or with some of the good English bottled sauces stirred with the bechamel.
1796, from French béchamel, named for Louis XIV's steward, Louis de Béchamel, marquis de Nointel (1630-1703), who perfected it. Gamillscheg identifies him as a great gourmet of the time ("eines bekannten Feinschmeckers des 17. Jhdts.").