On Cooking - Sauce Families

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Sauce Quizzes & Trivia

A quiz based on the Stocks & Sauce chapter in the "On Cooking" textbook by Labensky and Hause.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What are the five leading mother sauces?
    • A. 

      Bechamel

    • B. 

      Coulis

    • C. 

      Veloute

    • D. 

      Allemande

    • E. 

      Espagnole

    • F. 

      Tomato

    • G. 

      Hollandaise

  • 2. 
    What are the two intermediary veloute sauces?
    • A. 

      Allemande

    • B. 

      Bercy

    • C. 

      Supreme

    • D. 

      Demi-glace

  • 3. 
    Who invented bechamel sauce? (Bonus question - not graded)
  • 4. 
    This refers to a bay leaf tacked onto a peeled onion with one or more cloves.
    • A. 

      Onion brulee

    • B. 

      Onion piquet

  • 5. 
    Traditionally, bechamel is made by adding heavy cream to a ________.
    • A. 

      Veal veloute

    • B. 

      Chicken stock

    • C. 

      Brown sauce