Indispensible to French chefs, a bouquet garni imparts
herb flavor to stews, such as the cassoulet. It usually
bay leaves, peppercorns, parsley stems, sprigs of thyme
garlic. Sometimes other ingredients are also included,
on the nature of the recipe.
3 bay leaves
10-12 parsely stems
1 sprig fresh or 1 tsp dried thyme
2-3 whole cloves garlic
Place all ingredients in the center of a 12-inch square
cheesecloth. Tie the ends together. Use in recipes
Preparation and cooking time: 5 min.