Things named Roux
Not only people carry the Roux name, have a look at some of these:
- Rouxville, a town in the Free State, named after Roux, Pieter (1825)
- Paul Roux, another town in the Free State
The most commonly known use of the name
- Roux is a mixture of wheat flour and fat, traditionally clarified butter. It is the thickening agent of three of the mother sauces of classical French cooking. See wikipedia for more details.