Beef Consomme

Beef Consomme Recipe:

1. Peel and chop the vegetables

2. Finely shred the meat

3. Place all the ingredients in a large pan, adding the egg white last

4. Heat gently and whisk the ingredients continuously using a wire whisk until a thick froth forms on the surface

5. Stop whisking and immediately reduce the heat

6. Simmer the consomme very slowly for about 2hours (do not let the liquid reach boiling point)

7. Strain the consomme into a bowl through a double layer of muslin

8. Drain the consomme again through the egg foam in the muslin

9. Reheat the consomme and correct the seasoning if necessary

10. Serve hot or cold

List of ingredients required:

(serves 6 people)

1 egg white
1 small carrot
3 pints brown stock
1/2 lb lean beef
Bouquet garni
1 small onion