Mushroom Stock

Preparation info

  • Makes

    3 cups

    • Difficulty

      Medium

Appears in

The French Laundry Cookbook

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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Ingredients

  • 1 pound button mushrooms, washed and sliced
  • 1 cup sliced carrots
  • 1

Method

This stock can be made with any mushroom and used in soups or sauces. As with any stock, it freezes well. We grind the vegetables in a meat grinder to expose more surface area for quick cooking and purer flavor. This recipe calls for a food processor, which more home kitchens are likely to have, as an alternative. The curry powder brings out the mushroom flavor.

Finely grind the mushroo