Gravy is a type of sauce made from meat or vegetable extracts that are often released during cooking. It is often served with meats, roasts, and vegetables. While gravy is traditionally made from combining extracts with a thickening agent such as flour, the sauce is also available in cans, jars, and can be made from various powders often sold at grocery store markets.
While the term 'gravy' is known in almost all English-speaking countries, in British cuisine and many commonwealth nations (including Australia and New Zealand), the term refers only to sauces made from meat-based extracts.
Through all the various dietary restrictions that I've been on over the years, whether it was omnivore, pescatarian, vegetarian or vegan, gravy has remained one of my favorite condiments of all time. It adds moisture and flavor without being too overpowering. I'll eat any kind of gravy, any time of the day, with just about any salty dish! Foods that I enjoy gravy with: … more