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