Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni

Used to season broth or other liquids.

Ingredients:
2 or 3 pieces dark green outer leek leaves (6-7 inches long), washed (or 7-inch square of cheesecloth)
8 thyme sprigs
2 Italian parsley sprigs
2 bay leaves
½ teaspoon black peppercorns
Kitchen twine

Preparation:

Lay out 1 leek green. Place the herbs and peppercorns on top and wrap in the remaining leaf or leaves to form a circular bundle; tie securely with kitchen twine. Alternately, you can form a sachet with a square of cheesecloth.