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Lesson Overview

Velouté is one of the five mother sauces which is made by thickening a flavorful stock with a roux.

As its name implies, its velvety and smooth texture is what makes a velouté sauce so special. Not only can velouté be used to create many delicious sauces, it can also be used to make a variety …

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Lesson Objectives

At the end of this lesson you'll be able to:
  • describe what velouté sauce is
  • list the steps to prepare velouté sauce
  • make velouté sauce
  • know how to prevent clumping and how to correct it
  • list some uses for velouté sauce

Course Syllabus

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1. Introduction: How to Make Velouté 3 mins
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2. Complete Your Self Assessment 2 mins
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3. What is Velouté Sauce? 1 min
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4. Making Roux for Velouté Sauce 1 min
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5. Tempering the Stock for Velouté Sauce 2 mins
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6. Adjusting Consistency & Seasoning a Velouté 2 mins
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7. Enriching Velouté Sauce 2 mins
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8. Storing & Re-heating Velouté Sauce 1 min
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9. Adding Aromatics to Velouté Sauce 1 min
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10. Practice Acitivities & Recipes 45 mins
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11. Lesson Quiz 15 mins
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Finish Line 1 hr 15 mins Total Time

Practice Recipes

A few of the practice recipes you'll learn in this lesson.

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What People Are Saying

Default profile "This lesson will give you the confidence to make all the wonderful dishes using veloute as a base. Thanks Rouxbe!" ★★★★★
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20 Videos | 11 Tasks
Task 1: Introduction: How to Make Velouté
Task 2: Complete Your Self Assessment
Task 3: What is Velouté Sauce?
Task 4: Making Roux for Velouté Sauce
Task 5: Tempering the Stock for Velouté Sauce
Task 6: Adjusting Consistency & Seasoning a Velouté
Task 7: Enriching Velouté Sauce
Task 8: Storing & Re-heating Velouté Sauce

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