Easy cheesy white sauce

Serves: 4 people

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking: 5 to 10 minutes

Cheese sauce


  • Cheese (all varieties)
  • 2 shallots or 2 onions
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cloves
  • 1 to 1.25 pints milk
  • 25g butter
  • 25g flour
  • 1 tsp English mustard


  1. Peel and roughly chop the shallots.
  2. Put the milk in a pan on a medium heat and add the chopped shallots, bay leaves and cloves.
  3. Melt the butter in a second pan on a medium heat.
  4. Add the flour into the butter and stir.
  5. When the flour is fully mixed with the butter add a small amount of the milk and mix thoroughly.
  6. Continue to add the milk in small quantities stirring continuously until you reach a sauce consistency.
  7. Add grated cheese and season to taste.

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