Bouquet Garni

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Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The French Laundry Cookbook

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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Ingredients

  • 3 outer green leek leaves, washed
  • 5 sprigs Italian parsley
  • 5 sprigs

Method

A bouquet garni is a classical combination of aromatic herbs and vegetables used to flavor liquids; because the herbs and vegetables are bundled with string, they can be removed easily from the liquid once they’ve given their flavor to it.

Lay out 1 leek green. Place the herbs on top and wrap in the remaining leaves to form a circular bundle. Tie the bouquet garni securely with string.<