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. …

Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette is more or less a fancy word for salad dressing. It’s a blend of an acid, typically vinegar or fruit juice and maybe a few seasonings with some type of oil. If you have a blender or a food processor it will make your life a lot easier and …