Tips – using a Bouquet Garni when cooking to make working with fresh herbs easier.
I love cooking with fresh herbs and I recommend everyone have their own herb garden which I mentioned in another post. However when using fresh herbs it can be something of a burden removing leaves from stems and other preparations. And throwing stems and all into your dish leaves you fishing out your stems and bits later (and it seems I always miss one and serve someone a nice thyme stem).
The answer is a Bouquet Garni. Simply take your herbs and tie them together with some cook-safe string or twine and add them to your dish. Before serving simply fish out the bundle and all issues are solved. If you use a long enough piece of string you can tie one end to your pot handle making removing it even easier!
Sometimes it’s the simple things that help the most.