Bouquet Garni

Bouquet Garni

Used to season broth or other liquids.


  • 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


  1. 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.