Cut­ting or grind­ing an ingre­di­ent into very small pieces.


Mire­poix is a mix­ture of diced veg­eta­bles cooked with fat, usu­al­ly but­ter, for a long time on low heat with­out col­or­ing or brown­ing. The ingre­di­ents are not sautéed or oth­er­wise hard-cooked, because the inten­tion is to sweet­en rather than caramelize them. Mire­poix is a great base for many sauces or soups. It’s sim­i­lar to a … Con­tin­ue read­ing Mire­poix