bouquet garni

noun bou·quet gar·ni \-gär-ˈnē\

: a bunch of herbs that are tied together or put in a cloth bag and cooked with food to add flavor but removed before the food is served

plural bou·quets gar·nis \-ˈkā(z)-gär-ˈnē\

Full Definition of BOUQUET GARNI

:  an herb mixture that is either tied together or enclosed in a porous container and is cooked with a dish but removed before serving


French, literally, garnished bouquet
First Known Use: circa 1852


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