|According to my research, this term mirepoix |
dates back to the 18th century!
Today's word is Mirepoix. Pronounced meer-pwah, it simply means a combination of onions, carrots and
salary celery (sorry, a Freudian slip there). Is there a plural to celery? Celeries?
This holy trinity combi is the flavour base for a wide number of dishes such as stocks, stews, soups and sauces. This picture is dated almost a year ago. I had instinctively used these 3 ingredients together without realising there is a culinary term that bundles them. How interesting.