[Sca-cooks] white wine and butter sauce

Stefan li Rous StefanliRous at austin.rr.com
Wed Jul 27 19:29:17 PDT 2011

I had posted the message below to the Atlantia list and Baroness Julia  
Windsor replied with:
"Perhaps a nice white wine and butter sauce.".

So, what is a white wine and butter sauce? Is it just white wine and  
butter whisked together? Is it emulsified? Is it period?

I also stated below that I thought bechamel sauce was post-period. Is  


Ah! Okay. However, I believe that b?chamel is post-period.

I wonder if a fruit sauce or maybe something made with verjuice might  
be more appropriate.

Stefan :-)
sauces-msg (176K) 7/ 3/10 Period sauces. Sauce recipes.

verjuice-msg (156K) 5/27/11 Medieval verjuice. Modern substitutions.

<< Actually what I said was b?chamel is too fatty for roasted baby.  
You want
something that goes with pork loin...something a bit tart, with apples
Magdalena la Sanguigni- >>

<<< According to my lady, you should probably start with a recipe for
pork, perhaps suckling pig?

  --Lady Yenyeg Velasconi de Santurce >>>

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