Eggs in mourning

Yield: 2 servings

Measure Ingredient
125 millilitres Red wine; (4fl oz)
125 millilitres Veal stock; (4fl oz)
1 \N Sprig thyme
2 tablespoons Cooked lardons
6 \N Cooked small button mushrooms
6 \N Cooked small button onions
2 tablespoons Butter
\N \N Splash of white wine vinegar
2 \N Fresh organic eggs
2 \N Thin slices baguette; fried as croutons

Boil stock and wine with the thyme and reduce by two thirds, add the lardons, mushrooms and onions. Bring back to the boil and add the butter, boil until amalgamated, then check the seasoning. Keep warm.

In a wide shallow pan simmer some water along with the vinegar, carefully break the eggs and slip them into the water and poach until cooked to your liking. Place a crouton on each plate, top with an egg and spoon over the sauce.

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