Organic Bouquet Garni FAQs

What is Bouquet Garni?

Bouquet Garni is a bundle of herbs usually tied together with string which is cooked with other ingredients, but is removed prior consumption. There is no generic recipe for bouquet garni, but most recipes include thyme, bay leaf and parsley. Sometimes, the bouquet is not bound with string, and its ingredients are filled into a small sachet.

What does Bouquet Garni mean?

The term ‘Bouquet Garni’ means ‘Garnished Bouquet’.

Where does Bouquet Garni come from?

Bouquet Garni is traditionally French.

What’s in our Bouquet Garni?

Our Bouquet Garni blend consists of four herbs; thyme, marjoram, bay leaves and parsley which are finely chopped for ease so that they can be added direct to the recipe without the need of removing the herbs.

Is our Bouquet Garni certified organic?

Yes! Our Organic Bouquet Garni is Soil Association approved and is steam sterilised to maintain freshness and flavour.

What is the suggested use of Bouquet Garni?

Add this herb blend to soups, stews, stocks, sauces, or poaching liquid to give flavour. A traditional ingredient in French dishes including boeuf bourguignon, pot au feu, bouillabaisse and cassoulet. If you prefer not to have tiny pieces of herbs in your finished dish, place the herb blend in a muslin or cheesecloth sachet and tie with string, remove the sachet from the dish prior to serving or shop our Bouquet Garni Sachets here.

 

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