"Discover Cooking, Discuss Life."

Go Back   Discuss Cooking - Cooking Forums > Recipes & Ingredients > Sauces, Marinades, Rubs > Sauces
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 08-16-2009, 11:59 AM   #1
Master Chef
 
Constance's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2004
Location: Southern Illiniois
Posts: 8,175
Bienville Sauce

When we were dining out at a good seafood restaurant recently, I noticed a couple of items on the menu that were served with Bienville Sauce. One was a "sea spud", or baked potato, and the other was stuffed flounder. I also think it must have been the base for the seafood pot pie I had.

The sauce starts as a bechamel made with fish stock, then egg yolks, heavy cream and trout are added and it simmers for a while. Then, shrimp and crab meat are stirred in, and it's seasoned with S&P. Some recipes call for the addition of Chablis.

It is very rich, but oh, so delicious!

Have any of you ever tried it?

__________________

__________________
We get by with a little help from our friends
Constance is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-16-2009, 07:54 PM   #2
Head Chef
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Posts: 2,300
Sounds interesting and oh so yummy!
__________________

__________________

Wyogal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2009, 09:46 AM   #3
Cook
 
BH51's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: West Tennessee
Posts: 54
It does sound yummy...I've been considering a fresh-
water fish version of such a sauce as of lately...something
more indigenous...to include the egg yolk & heavy cream
is note-worthy............................................ ..........BH51..
__________________
"Hey, ya gotta eat!"
BH51 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-17-2009, 11:11 AM   #4
Master Chef
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Location: Metro New York
Posts: 8,764
Send a message via Yahoo to ChefJune
You will find recipes for Bienville Sauce in Creole cookbooks (New Orleans Creole).
__________________
Wine is the food that completes the meal.
ChefJune is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
None

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



» Discuss Cooking on Facebook

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities


Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:11 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 4
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.