Monday, February 26, 2007

A Box of Bouquet Garni

A Box Of Bouquet Garni

Adding a bouquet garni to a soup, casserole or stock is a traditional way of seasoning and enhancing the flavour of home cooked dishes. Each recipe makes enough for one bouquet garni, multiply quantities as required. Make a boxful for a keen cook and include a favourite recipe!


1 teaspoon parsley flakes
1/4 teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1 bay leaf


1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1 bay leaf
1 teaspoon whole black peppercorns


1 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
1 teaspoon dried basil leaves
1/4 teaspoon dried dill leaf tips
1 bay leaf

Combine herbs and place in 6-inch diameter circle of muslin, or small muslin bags. For your own use, not gift giving, choose cheesecloth.Secure tightly with long piece of string to form a sachet.

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