• bacon
  • onions
  • carrots
  • ham
  • a bunch of herbs,
  • parsley
  • mushrooms
  • cloves
  • peppercorns
  • stock
  • Chablis

Put the following ingredients into a stewpan: Some bits of bacon and lean ham, a carrot, all cut into dice, half an onion, a bunch of herbs, a few mushroom cuttings, two cloves, and four

To this add one and a quarter pint of good stock and a glass of Chablis, boil rapidly for ten minutes then simmer till it is reduced to a third.

Pass through a sieve and use for masking meat, fowl, fish, &c.