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Bouillon, in French cuisine, is a broth or soup prepared from broth. This name comes from the verb bouillir, meaning to boil. It is usually made by the simmering aromatic herbs with either beef, veal, or poultry bones and/or with shrimp, or vegetables in boiling water (Wikipedia, nd).

Allergy Alert:

Traditional bouillon contains a number of ingredients, mainly spices and vegetables. In the event of an allergic reaction after consuming bouillon, contact your allergist.

Common Uses:

Bouillon is a core soup, and is used throughout the world. It has various recipes, and is quite popular in France.

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Up for a bit of a challenge? Try making your own bouillon!