Recipe: White Sauce (Savoury)

3/4 pint of milk, 1 good dessertspoonful of Allinson fine wheatmeal, a small piece of butter, size of a nut, pepper and salt to taste. Bring part of the milk to the boil, mix the meal smooth with the rest, add the butter and seasoning, and thicken the Sauce. Let it cook gently a few minutes after adding the meal, and serve.

The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book, by Thomas R. Allinson (Year 1915)