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Mirepoix - what's the point?


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Mirepoix - what's the point?

Leibowitz | Apr 15, 2010 05:19 AM

So, upon years of thought, I've decided to ask the question: what does a Mirepoix actually add to a recipe?

I get the onions. That's easy. The carrots? Sure, why not? Celery? No. No, I do not understand. It tastes of little and, in any recipe calling for a Mirepoix, stews and whatnot, that delicate flavour is easily lost. So, then, I ask, what is the point of it? Fibre? Surely not.

Members of this board: please enlighten me.

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