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Duncan's Simple Homemade Stock


  • 1 Onion
  • 1 Carrot
  • 1 Stick of Celery
  • Any veg peelings or cut offs you have to hand
  • Any bones you have
  • Herbs like sage, rosemary, thyme
  • Seaweed optional, but adds a real kick of umami
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Water


  • Roughly cut the veg into large chunks, leaving the skin on the onion and chuck into a pan with all other ingredients.
  • Cover with boiling water and simmer with the lid on on a low heat for at least an hour.
  • Sieve out the veg and put back on high heat with the lid off and reduce by half.