Three simple vegetables that add so much flavour to so many dishes.
A mirepoix is a finely diced mixture of; carrot, celery and onion. It is often sweated off in the first stages of a recipe to enhance the flavour of sauces, soups, stews and numerous other dishes. Although usually finely diced, some recipes, such as a stock recipe might call for, ‘mirepoix roughly chopped’ in this case it simply refers to the three vegetables of carrot, celery and onion. ‘Mirepoix au gras’ is simply mirepoix with meat and usually refers to the addition of bacon or ham.
- Dice into uniform pieces.
- Use as per your recipe requires.