2 Ordinary White Stock

Ingredients

Nutritive Ingredients

  • 10 kg (22 lb) shin of veal, veal trimmings and veal bones
  • 4 raw chicken giblets or carcasses

Flavouring Ingredients

  • 800 g ( lb) carrots
  • 400 g (15 oz) onions
  • 300 g (11 oz) leek
  • 100 g ( oz) celery
  • 4 cloves
  • 1 Bouquet garni—comprising:
    • 100 g ( oz) parsley stalks
    • a sprig of thyme
    • 1 bay leaf

Liquid and Seasoning

  • 12 litres (2⅝ gal or U.S. gal) water
  • 60 g (2 oz) salt

Method

Preparation

Bone out the shin and chop the bones very small; tie the meat. Place all the bones and meat into a stockpot, cover with the water and add the salt. Bring to the boil. Skim carefully and add the vegetables and flavouring. Allow to simmer very gently and evenly for 3 hours. Pass through a strainer and reserve for use.

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