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Preparation info

  • Difficulty


  • Makes About

    1.2 Litres

Appears in

Far Flung Floyd

Far Flung Floyd

By Keith Floyd

Published 1994

  • About


  • 1 large onion, stuck with whole cloves
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 2 leeks, chopped
  • Bouquet garni
  • Wedge of lemon
  • 725 ml (1¼ pints) water
  • 725 ml (1¼ pints) dry white wine or dry cider
  • 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar


Put all the ingredients into a large pan. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes. Cool slightly, then strain through a very fine sieve. Cool completely, refrigerate and use within 2 days, or freeze and keep for up to 3 months.