I always keen a few containers of bone broth around, both in my fridge and in my freezer. In this post, I want to dip a little further into the science of bone broth-making, offering some morsels of history along the way.
Seafood stock, like bone broth, is a unique mix of of seemingly strange ingredients, a devotion to wasting nothing, and a rich result. Packed with umami, seafood stocks are fast to make, use few ingredients, and those ingredients are ones that are not only cheap, but would normally be thrown away or disregarded by our modern Western food culture.
This recipe aims to inject as much flavor into your stock as possible, with the added bonus of using ingredients that normally would be considered trash, wasting nothing.
Most people would just throw away the bones of their rotisserie chicken or spare ribs, seeing only trash, but the right eyes will recognize their worth. By first roasting and them simmering them for hours, you’ll get a bone broth that is better than anything you could get at the store, and which can breathe life into your soups, your sauces, your braised meats, and so much more…