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GET SAUCED: Five Mothers and Others

Get Sauced

Sauces are an essential element in cuisines all over the world. French cookbooks literally list hundreds of sauces. The extensive list was consolidated to just five, which forms the foundation for many other sauces in French cuisine and hence the term “mother” sauce. A sauce made by adding flavoring to a basic mother sauce is a “sister” sauce. Continue reading GET SAUCED: Five Mothers and Others