2 Court-Bouillon or Nage

Preparation info
  • For


    people or approximately 1–5 litres
    • Difficulty


Appears in

By Michel Guérard

Published 1978

  • About

‘An aromatic poaching liquid for fish’


Main ingredients

  • 2 medium-sized carrots
  • white part of 1 leek
  • 30 g (<


  1. Peel and wash the vegetables. Channel the carrots with a special channelling knife (optional). Cut all the vegetables into paper-thin slices, and put them into the saucepan.
  2. Add the water, salt, lemon peel, garlic, green peppercorns, clove and bouquet garni. Bring to the boil and simmer very gently, uncovered, for 30 minutes. The vegetables should be still slightl