Gareth Ward's Bread Sauce

Olanta Harding


Premium Supplier 20th December 2023
Olanta Harding


Premium Supplier

Gareth Ward's Bread Sauce

60 min

Use Gareth Ward's incredible bread sauce recipe to really level up your Christmas dinner this year!


Bread Sauce

  • 2 x shallots, finely sliced
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 x block butter
  • 1 x bay leaves
  • 10 x cloves
  • 10 x crushed juniper
  • 1 x large sprig thyme
  • 300 ml white chicken stock
  • 300 ml full fat milk
  • White sliced bread (crusts off) and ripped up


Bread Sauce

In a pan (lid on) on a low heat, cook the shallots, salt, all the herbs, and spices until they’re soft but have no colour.
Add in the chicken stock and reduce until almost gone.
On a medium-high heat (lid off) add milk and bring to a boil, then pass and squeeze.
Put the warm liquid into a thermo mix and blitz slowly, adding the bread until you have your desired texture and thickness.
Season to taste.

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