How to Make a sauce of flour and fat (roux). This is a mixture of flour and cooking fat, as oil plant , which is used to thicken sauces.
Pour about ¼ cup oil in a small saucepan and bring durable medium heat.
When the oil is hot but not too, begins to mix the flour with a wooden spoon until the mixture is thick, similar to the texture of fresh concrete or plaster of Paris. Add more oil or flour until well.
Stir continuously with a wooden spoon over the fire to cook this mixture. The flour will slowly begin to brown. This preparation may be used when the flour has a soft gold. The darker it becomes, the more flavor will add to the sauce. However, no cook beyond a mahogany color. Continue reading