Mire Poix

In by Rachel Di

What is an Aromatic? An aromatic is something that can be cooked for a long time and it provides a lot of flavour. Here are common ingredients that are aromatics: Onions Celery Carrots Ginger Mushrooms Bell Pepper What is Mire Poix? Mire Poix is the combination of cooking onions, carrots and celery. You need two parts cooking onions, one part …

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