Roux

It’s fat and flour, cooked and used to thicken sauces, soups, gravies and things of that sort. Its one the most simple things you can make but it’s also one of the most important tools you can have. Depending on what you’ll be using it with, you mix equal parts …

Mirepoix

This is another one of those basics that’s used in the Kitchen yet most people don’t really understand. It’s a simple mix of Onions, Carrots and Celery that’s the base to various stocks and sauces in Western cuisine. The part that most people get wrong is the ratio by weight. …