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Béchamel Basic Sauce 

Ingredients
4 tablespoons butter
3 tablespoons flour
1/2 cup fish broth
1 cup milk
Salt
Freshly ground black pepper
Nutmeg

Instructions
Melt the butter, add the flour, and cook until slightly colored. Add the fish broth and stir until smooth. Gradually add milk and continue stirring until nicely thickened. Cook 5 minutes and season to taste with salt, pepper, and nutmeg. 

Yield: about 1 cup 

Credits
From: James Beard's New Fish Cookery by James Beard (Little Brown)