Purée d’Oseille


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Simple French Cooking for English Homes

Simple French Cooking for English Homes

By X. Marcel Boulestin

Published 1923

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Wash and clean the sorrel, remove the hard portion of the bigger leaves, poach it in boiling water for about ten minutes. Drain it well, chop it, put it in a saucepan with a piece of butter, salt, pepper, and a tablespoonful of consommé; let it simmer for a little while.

1 I find that English greengrocers call “endives” chicory and vice versa. The endive is the white unopened vegetable belonging to the dandelion species. The chicory is the curly salad with a slightly bitter taste. Gardeners tie it so that the inside leaves grow perfectly white.