About Kitchen bouquet
Kitchen Bouquet is a browning and seasoning sauce. It can be as a base for gravies or stews. It is also used in cooking meats. The ingredients which make up Kitchen Bouquet include caramel coloring, mixed vegetable stock, salt and parsley. To use Kitchen Bouquet to thicken and color your soups and stews, simply add a few drops at a time to your recipe.
Kitchen Bouquet is also used by food stylists for a variety of appearance effects, including 'coffee' made by adding a few drops of Kitchen Bouquet to a cup of water and lending a browned appearance to poultry.
You can make your own homemade version kitchen bouquet by putting ½ cup brown sugar in a pan over a slow fire, slowly stirring the whole time. Once sugar turns dark brown, add 2 cups water, stir well and pour into a bottle.