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Cook's notesTo add to the stock, make your own bouquet garni by tying a bunch of fresh thyme, parsley and bay leaf together with twine or uncoloured string. Or make a dried version by putting dried herbs in piece of cheesecloth and tying with string to seal.
- 2 onions, roughly chopped
- 1 leek, cleaned and roughly chopped
- 3 celery stalks, chopped
- 3 carrots, cleaned and roughly chopped
- 1 garlic clove, crushed or finely chopped
- 1 bouquet garni
- a few black peppercorns
Prep time: 15 min
Cooking time: 45 min
Step 1In a large pan, add all the ingredients and bring to the boil. Skim any froth off the top
Step 2Reduce the heat to a bare simmer, and cook for 30-45 minutes.
Step 3Remove from the heat, strain through a sieve and leave the liquid to cool.