Basic Cheese Sauce Recipe

This is my basic cheese sauce recipe, I have used this for so long I can´t quite remember where I found it.  It was one of the first things that I learned to cook for myself without the help of Mum.  I used it to make Cauliflower Cheese.  I use it to make some of the recipes on this site including, Tuna Bake.

The base of the sauce is a roux, which is the essential for lots of lovely white sauces. A roux is made by melting together a paste of flour, butter and seasonings before adding the liquid.

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