Nantua sauce

Pronunciation: [nan-TOO-uh]

A béchamel-based sauce made with cream and crayfish butter and garnished with crayfish tails. Nantua sauce is served with seafood or egg dishes.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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