Stocks and Sauces


 

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What is a stock?

A stock is a liquid flavored from meat, poultry, fish and their bones and from vegetables and seasonings. If you combine quality ingredients with the correct procedure you will make a great stock! Stocks are used to make soups and sauces, they are also used in cooking many specialty dishes. Stock making techniques are

basic skills but they take practice to master. Every Chef knows from experience that a good stock will compliment and enhance good food!

Click the links below for stock recipes

 

 

What is a sauce?

A sauce is a flavorful liquid that is usually thickened. A sauce is used to add flavor, moisture, richness and appearance to foods. Sauces also add an interesting and complex level to many foods. Sauce making techniques are basic skills but they take practice to master. Many of the best sauces are made from stocks. Every Chef knows from experience that a good sauce will compliment and enhance good food!

The Leading Sauces or

Mother Sauces are Bechamel, Veloute, Espagnole, Tomato and Hollandaise.

From these leading sauces, thousands of other sauces can be made!

Click the links below for leading sauce recipes

 

Stocks

 

Chicken Stock

Beef Stock

Veal Stock

Game Stock

Vegetable Stock

 

Sauces

 

Bechamel Sauce

Veloute Sauce, Chicken

Veloute Sauce, Veal

Veloute Sauce, Fish

Brown Sauce (Espagnole)

Tomato Sauce

Hollandaise Sauce

Other Sauces

 

 

 

 

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