Tuesday, December 27, 2005

BERNAISE SAUCE - Gluten Free - Microwaveable

Good with all meats but fine steak in particular

1 tsp of finely chopped tarragon
1 tablespoon white wine vinegar
1 teaspoon finely chopped spring onion
4 tablelspoons butter
2 tablespoons cream
2 egg yolks, well beaten
1-1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
1.3 teaspoon salt
dash dry mustard
dash cayenne pepper (can use paprika)


Place butter in a glass bowl and cook in a microwave oven until melted (about 30secs on high setting). Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Return to the microwave oven and cook on high or 30 secs. Stir with whisk. cook on high for another 30 secs and stir. It should have thickened by this time, if not try another 10 secs. Beat with a wire whisk or beater until fluffy. Serve.

Note: Fresh Bernaise sauce does not keep, use within an hour of making.


Disclaimer:The recipes here have been collected from various sources over the years and I have lost track of where most of them came from. If anybody believes that I have "stolen" their recipe, however, I will be happy to add an acknowledgement of the original source. To my knowledge, however, most of the recipes here do contain SOME element of originality. The element of originality, however, comes mostly from my ex-wife Jenny rather than from myself.

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