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What Influenced French Food?

French cuisine developed throughout the centuries influenced by the many surrounding cultures of Spain, Italy, Switzerland, Germany and Belgium, in addition to its own food traditions on the long western coastlines of the Atlantic, the Channel and of course, inland. Cheese and wine are a… Read More »What Influenced French Food?

What Is Mirepoix Base?

French Mirepoix The French flavor base called mirepoix is a combination of onion, carrot and celery generally cut to the same size. It’s used in a ratio that’s 2 parts onion to 1 part celery and carrot. What is a mirepoix of vegetables? Mirepoix is… Read More »What Is Mirepoix Base?