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Sauce Régence, also known as Regency Sauce, is a classic French Compound Sauce that can be made as either of two variants. Early Chefs improvised and imitated, and over the years, different versions of classic sauces have arisen. Knowing which variant of a classic sauce is being called for will be very helpful if you are trying to recreate a dish.


Variant 1 of a Sauce Régence is made from Demi-Glacé  flavored with a rhine wine, Mirepoix, and Truffle peelings.

 Variant 2 of a Sauce Régence is made from Sauce Suprême flavored with MushroomsTruffle peelings and a white wine.

Culinary Uses

When faced with 2 or more varieties of a sauce, traditionally the hot sauces compliment hot foods and the cold sauce compliments cold foods. If as in the case of the Sauce Régence both variants are hot sauces, which sauce to use is best left to the discretion of the chef.