Mongers Baked Oysters
Baked Gulf Oysters with a magnificient homemade roux from Mongers Market + Kitchen.
Combine melted butter and flour, cook over medium heat to form a roux. Set aside.
In a medium saucepan bring the milk, shallot, bay leaf and cloves to a simmer. Remove from heat and let steep for 30 minutes. Discard the shallot, bay leaf and cloves.
Bring milk back to a simmer and whisk in the roux until smooth. Cook over low heat, stirring continuously, for 10-15 minutes. Season with salt, white pepper and nutmeg.
Remove from heat, stir in the cheeses and herbs. Let cool to room temperature.
Top each oyster with 1 tablespoon of sauce and bake in a preheated oven set at 400. Top with toasted breadcrumbs and serve.