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mirepoix


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A mirepoix is a mixture of finely chopped vegetables, typically onion, carrot, and celery, fried in butter and used for flavouring stews and other meat dishes, as a base for sauces, and as a garnish. It was reputedly devised in the eighteenth century by the cook to the Duc de Lévis-Mirepoix, a French field marshal.

Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.


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