On Bechamel Sauce

White sauce was the first thing I learnt how to cook and is, ostensibly, a very easy thing to make. However, it took me a surprisingly long time to be able to accomplish. I’d burn it, or it’d be lumpy, or too thick. Largely because when you’re seven years old, simply stirring and being patient for more than ten seconds, no matter how hard you concentrate, are skills that don’t come easily