TECHNIQUES

Skill level

Easy

Equipment you will need for this technique

Small bowl

Saucepan

Whisk

Beurre manié is a paste made from flour and softened butter. It's used to thicken gravy and stews

-Press together equal quantities of butter and flour in a small bowl, using your hands.

-Add a little of the beurre manié to the pan and whisk well.

-Continue to whisk until the sauce has the desired consistency, adding more beurre manié if necessary.