Bechamel Butter Sauce

Serves 6


4 tablespoons clarified butter

4 tablespoons flour

2 cups cold milk

1 teaspoon sugar

1/2 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon white pepper

pinch of nutmeg

Method of Preparation:

1. Melt the butter in a heavy skillet over low heat, and stir in the flour. Stir constantly for 3 minutes, thus cooking the flour and eliminating a pasty taste. Do not let flour brown. Add the remaining ingredients slowly, stirring constantly until sauce thickens.