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Definition of bread sauce in English:


[mass noun]
Sauce made with milk and breadcrumbs, typically eaten with roast chicken or turkey.
Example sentences
  • When it comes to Christmas food I'm completely conventional - turkey, roast potatoes, roast parsnips, bread sauce, stuffing, English mustard and sausages.
  • A tour of England in the mid-20th century would have revealed that bread sauce (for chicken), parsley sauce (for fish), and cheese sauce (for macaroni) were quite common.
  • Serve with the usual trimmings - bread sauce, gravy, game chips and watercress salad.
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