Poaching Liquid

Preparation info

  • Makes about

    6 cups

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

The French Laundry Cookbook

By Thomas Keller

Published 1999

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Ingredients

  • One 750-ml bottle crisp, dry white wine, such as Sauvignon Blanc
  • 3 cups

Method

Bring the wine to a boil in a saucepan. Skim off any foam that has risen to the top, then add the water and sugar. Return the liquid to a boil and stir until the sugar has dissolved. Remove the pan from the heat and stir in the lemon juice. Store in a covered container in the refrigerator for up to several weeks.