Rosemary Gravy

A quick trick to make the most of your Bisto gravy:

Just add 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried rosemary to the mix, it will give your gravy a really nice fragrance and home-made-like flavour. Easy peasy!

I’m sure there are many proper recipes of Rosemary gravy out there but unfortunately I really have no time to make nice home-made gravy…



Béchamel (white sauce)

This is a very easy and really good white sauce recipe. My mum thought me how to make this béchamel sauce and I have never used any other recipe, let alone pre-cooked packs! Allez allez!


50 g unsalted butter

25 g plain flour

1 glass of cold milk (1/4 litre)

Salt & black pepper

Nutmeg (optional)


Melt the butter in a sauce pan at low heat.

Add flour and whisk constantly until it becomes lightly golden (not brown!)

Little by little add cold milk whisking constantly in an 8 motion around the pan until it thickens.

Add salt and black pepper and if you want freshly grated nutmeg to add spice to the sauce. Et voilà

You can use this sauce for infinite recipes: pasta, lasagne, cannelloni, stuffed vegetables, cauliflower cheese, meat… Virtually whatever you want. You can also add some cheese at the end and make it a cheesy sauce that will go great with any pasta or a potato gratin. Bon appétit!