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 Encyclopedia: Mirepoix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The ratio for mirepoix to bones for stock is 10 pounds of bones to 1 pound (10 kg:1 kg) of mirepoix.
Mirepoix is an historic town in the Ariège département, in the south of France, between Carcassonne and Pamiers.
Mirepoix is a commune in the Gers département, in France.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mirepoix   (223 words)

  
 Doll Festival - ProvenceBeyond
Mirepoix is on the D119, 48 km south-southwest of Carcassonne, in the Airège (09) department (roughly 250 km west of Avignon and Arles).
Staying in Mirepoix seems to be a return to the middle ages and a starting point when visiting the other beautiful and historic towns of Toulouse, Carcassonne, Foix, Montsegur (the last stronghold of the Cathari) and Montaillou (known from the medieval novel).
Mirepoix is also a starting point of many a mountain walk.
www.beyond.fr /sites/dollfest.html   (271 words)

  
 Metroactive Dining | Mirepoix
Mirepoix is housed in the very spot that once held the much-lauded Mariposa.
Mirepoix (a French term for the mixture of onions, carrots, and celery used to add flavor to countless soups, stocks, sauces, and braises) does sound very similar, as a name, to Mariposa.
Mirepoix might not be hyped as much as Sahara Hotnights have been, but I know whom I'd much prefer to spend an evening with--and it's from Windsor, not Sweden.
www.metroactive.com /papers/sonoma/11.28.02/dining-0248.html   (1270 words)

  
 mirepoix | food preparation techniques | preparing food   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The approximate proportions for a mirepoix are 50 percent onions, 25 percent carrots and 25 percent celery.
Garlic may also be added to a cooking, or caramelizing, mirepoix, but always toward the very end of cooking, as garlic burns easily.
The size of mirepoix cut depends on the length of time and method by which the vegetables will be cooked; use fine dice for a quick-cooking dish and coarse, larger cuts for longer-cooked dishes, such as beef stock or pot roast.
www.recipegoldmine.com /foodprep/foodprep102.html   (154 words)

  
 westword.com | Dining | Cafe | Paradise Found | 2004-11-04   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
The hash is excellent, made with the namesake mirepoix mix of diced carrot, onion and celery and meltingly tender beef cheek, strangely well matched to the spicy-sweet ketchup.
The menu change, Mirepoix's first, is a little less than a month old -- barely a week on the lunch side -- and a massive improvement over the first lineup.
Mirepoix is not Adega and it's not Table 6, although each restaurant showcases a particular influence in Moscatello's repertoire.
www.westword.com /issues/2004-11-04/dining/cafe.html   (1766 words)

  
 Mirepoix -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
They may be used in various combinations, as dictated by the (The practice or manner of preparing food or the food so prepared) cuisine and the dish itself.
The ratio for mirepoix to bones for (The capital raised by a corporation through the issue of shares entitling holders to an ownership interest (equity)) stock is 10 pounds of bones to 1 pound (10 kg:1 kg) of mirepoix.
Mirepoix is a (The smallest administrative district of several European countries) commune in the (Click link for more info and facts about Gers) Gers (Click link for more info and facts about département) département, in (A republic in western Europe; the largest country wholly in Europe) France.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mi/mirepoix.htm   (177 words)

  
 Mirepoix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Mirepoix is a sauteed mixture of vegatables used to flavor stocks, soups, and many other things.
Traditional french mirepoix is made up of 2 parts onion, 1 part celery and 1 part carrot.
Cajun mirepoix (also known as the "Holy Trinity") substitutes bell pepper for the carrot.
kevin.joubert.com /recipes/mirepoix.html   (153 words)

  
 Mirepoix
A Mirepoix, l’Hers sortit d’un seul coup de son lit et balaya la ville qui fut presque entièrement détruite, ensevelissant la plupart de ses habitants.
Cette expansion de Mirepoix se traduit d’ailleurs le 26 septembre 1317 par la création de l’évêché et une population évaluée entre cinq et huit mille habitants.
Mirepoix est propice aux rêveries d’un autre temps aussi est-il normal de voir déambuler dans ses rues pour une journée artistique tous les peintres et sculpteurs charmés par ces rues médiévales.
www.midi-pyrenees.biz /mp/ariege/ariege_mirepoix.htm   (6391 words)

  
 Poached Artichoke Salad with Lemon-Garlic Vinaigrette: Mirepoix
The word “mirepoix” means a mixture of carrots, onions and celery used to flavor stocks, sauces, and soups.
For Executive Chef Bryan Moscatello, “Mirepoix” symbolizes the foundation of flavor reflected in his bright and straightforward cuisine with an emphasis on fresh, seasonal ingredients.
Mirepoix and Bryan ’s other restaurant, Adega Restaurant + Wine Bar -- where the food can be described as “lusty yet refined” cooking -- compliment each other in contrast but maintain the similarity that they are established among the elite in Denver ’s growing dining scene featuring menus that are constantly evolving.
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 House Rental in Mirepoix
Mirepoix is a 13th century small town of 3,000 people in the Ariege department.
It is a traditional medieval town dominated by the cathedral and the central market place wholly surrounded by wooden covered galleries, the "couverts" and timbered houses.
In Mirepoix, you will find a syndicat d'initiative, a library, a post office, two banks, three pharmacies, three boulangeries/patisseries, three butchers, a number of restaurants and cafés, a specialty wine store, a supermarket and various other stores.
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 Mirepoix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Don't miss a visit to Mirepoix on a Monday morning to absorb the atmosphere of the market....
Mirepoix has a colorful medieval square, in the 13th century Bastide.
If you are lucky catch a festival such as this jazz festival; or the Medieval festival held in Summer (July 19-22,2002) and Marionette festival (August 1 - 4, 2002).
www.btinternet.com /~keithcparry/laforce/mirepoix.htm   (95 words)

  
 Ariege (Eng.) - Jo's TravelBytes
The local knight, Pierre Roger de Mirepoix, was also a Cathar.
Mirepoix is a typical bastide, or medieval planned town, laid out on a grid system around a central square.
The picturesque square at Mirepoix is surrounded by late 13th to 15th century houses in which the first floor juts out over timber covered arcades.
users.telenet.be /johan.jacobs2/E_Pag_Fra_Ariege.htm   (1251 words)

  
 Mirepoix, cité médiévale
MIREPOIX ET LE La famille de Mirepoix était très liée au catharisme.
Mirepoix dépend alors directement de la couronne de France, à la différences des autres terres du comte de Toulouse.
On revoit Pierre-Roger de Mirepoix en 1242, lors du massacre des inquisiteurs à Avignonet, puis bien sûr à Montségur...
www.cathares.org /mirepoix-intro.html   (375 words)

  
 Food Network: Mirepoix
Mirepoix is a classic culinary term for a mixture of equal amounts of finely diced carrot, onion, and celery, often seasoned with minced herbs, and Sauteed in butter until just softened.
A mirepoix is used either to season stews, soups, sauces, and fricasses or as a base for braising meats or fish.
In this recipe, mirepoix refers to equal parts of finely diced carrot, onion, and celery.
www.foodtv.com /food/cda/recipe_print/0,1946,FOOD_9936_7535_PRINT-RECIPE-FULL-PAGE,00.html   (93 words)

  
 PBGVCA-Mirepoix PBGV's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
"Z's" litter also produced AM/CAN CH Mirepoix's Un Dans Une Million, "Chance." She went "winners bitch," "best of winners" and "best puppy in show" at the same PBGVCA event…both finishing their American championships at 9 months of age.
Mirepoix's goal is focused on producing healthy, happy, hounds that are suited to be family companions and/or show prospects.
We produce very few litters and work hard to enhance the breed with our pedigree combinations and our puppies are all raised in our home with much love and attention.
www.pbgv.org /pages/MBjan-zigich2.html   (231 words)

  
 Histoire, prehistoire, Mairie de Mirepoix, Ariege, cite medievale de mirepoix
Il s'agit d'assez nombreux quartzites taillés, découverts aux Chaubets, non loin de Dreuilhe, à Mirepoix, et surtout à la ferme de Rada sur la commune de Tourtrol où ces outils formaient une sorte de petit dôme. Naturellement, tout laisse imaginer une présence très disséminée et un habitat itinérant.
Deux haches à talon et à rebords de cette période ont été découvertes aux deux extrémités du canton, au Peyrat et à Mirepoix.
Reconstruite, mais cette fois de l'autre côté de l'Hers, Mirepoix retrouve la prospérité, pour être à nouveau mise à feu et à sac par des bandes armées.
www.mirepoix.fr /histoire.htm   (649 words)

  
 Lodging in France - Hotels in Midi Pyrenees - Hotel Relais Royal 4 Stars
Mirepoix is 48 km south-southwest of Carcassonne, in the Ariège department (roughly 250 km west of Avignon and Arles).
Mirepoix is known for it’s social activities all year round.
Monday morning is market time in Mirepoix, situated all around the village’s Cathedral St. Maurice.
www.jpmoser.com /relaisroyal-a.html   (392 words)

  
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LEVIS MIREPOIX de Duc - Le roi n'est mort qu'une fois.
LEVIS MIREPOIX C.H.DE, BEAUBOIS H. Le siècle de l'avion.
LEVIS MIREPOIX Duc DE - Henri IV, roi de France et de Navarre.
www.lexlibris.com /Livres_Anciens/MIRE.html   (92 words)

  
 Dispensing Happiness: February 2005
Which is why mirepoix is a secret guarded by the CIA -- the Culinary Institute of America.
As well as its variations, white mirepoix (with leeks), matignon (with ham), battuto (with garlic) and the exalted Cajun trinity (onion, celery and green pepper).
Add mirepoix along with the remaining ingredients and continue to simmer, skimming as necessary, until the stock is fully flavored, about 1 hour.
thehappysorceress.blogspot.com /2005_02_01_thehappysorceress_archive.html   (2529 words)

  
 Doll Festival - Beyond the French Riviera   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Puppet theatre shows (inside and outside) will take place from Thursday evening until Sunday evening, and there will be special shows for children.
Professional and amateur alike, were given a unique opportunity to create something special with leading dollmakers.
Several exhibitions of the work of the dutch dollmaker Marlaine Verhelst took place in the medieval house 5 Place du Maréchal Leclerc on the Mirepoix market place.
www.marlaineverhelst.com /dollfest.htm   (375 words)

  
 Maison des Consuls - Pyrene Voyages - Visitez l'Ariege - Mirepoix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Historical house XIV century in the heart of the medieval place of the Bastide of Mirepoix
The Maison des Consuls is an old historical house situated in the heart of Mirepoix’s very famous medieval square.
Before eating, take the time to stroll around this small but extraordinary market town, have a drink in one of the many bars on the square, and watch the way people live in Mirepoix.
www.maisondesconsuls.com /hotelvo.php   (188 words)

  
 Cheap Mirepoix Hotels. Cheap Hotels in Mirepoix, France - MirepoixHotel
Ideally placed in the heart of the Cathar country near the medieval town of Mirepoix, the Auberge du Balestié is owned and run by an English family who warmly welcome you to this peaceful corner of Ariège just 35 kms from Carcassonne.
In the perfect peace and quiet of the countryside, you'll have an enjoyable stay whether relaxing by Balestié lake or taking advantage of the many outdoor activities available nearby.
The Hotel offers a blend of culture and innovation, together with luxurious and modern comfort, all of which is in complete harmony with the historical setting of Mirepoix.
www.hotelsintown.co.uk /france/mirepoix.htm   (296 words)

  
 Relax in France - Holiday Gites with pool near Mirepoix, Ariege Pyrenees, SW France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
There are many places of interest to visit, such as Mirepoix, a
Plaisance is situated just outside the medieval town of Mirepoix.
The property was originally an old French farmhouse, with an open barn attached to one end.
www.relaxinfranceonline.com /pyrenees/09003.htm   (806 words)

  
 Mirepoix - Food Facts & History
A mirepoix is a mixture of diced vegetables, carrots, onions and celery (sometimes with ham or bacon), usually sauted in butter.
It is said to have been created in the 18th century by the chef of the Duc de Levis-Mirepoix in France.
Mirepoix is used to flavor stews, soups, stocks, etc. The usual mixture is 50% onions, and 25% each carrots and celery.
www.foodreference.com /html/fmirepoix.html   (248 words)

  
 Mirepoix Hotel Deals - Unbiased Reviews - TripAdvisor
SmartDeals are the best deals we found on very popular hotels in Mirepoix.
Our Mirepoix hotels page presents hotels ranked by popularity - read traveler reviews and guidebooks.
Visit our Mirepoix discount hotels page for great savings on Mirepoix hotels, including TripAdvisor SmartDeals.
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 Languedoc - Roussillon, Holidays in SW France - Villa near Mirepoix   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
13th century market village of Mirepoix and the quaint villages of Fanjeux, Belpech and Castlenaudry.
The house is located 1/2 km outside the sleepy rustic village of Lafage, similarly the house incorporates all the rustic charm of a building of this type, being spacious, quiet and comfortable.
Self catering Chalets, apartments, gites, villas, farmhouses, cottages, town houses, studios, fincas, holiday complexes in France then there is bound to be a vacation property for you.
www.escapeholidays.co.uk /11.3.html   (534 words)

  
 Hotels Mirepoix, Ariege Midi-Pyrénées.
The Relais Royal Hotel **** is situated in the heart of the French medieval castle town of Mirepoix.
In the Cathar country and in the heart of the medieval city of MIREPOIX, discover and enjoy the comfort of this charming former post relay station.
Listed historical residence (old 14th century gaol) at the centre of Mirepoix’s fortified city.
www.cybevasion.com /hotels/france/hotels_mirepoix_3378.html   (201 words)

  
 L'Auberge du Balestié - Mirepoix - Ariège Pyrenees
deally placed in the heart of the Cathar country near the medieval town of Mirepoix, the Auberge du Balestié is owned and run by an English family who warmly welcome you to this peaceful corner of Ariège just 35 kms from Carcassonne.
The Auberge is situated on the right hand side just after the Malegoude picnic area, about 4 kms before Mirepoix.
The Auberge is situated on the left hand side about 4 kms from Mirepoix.
www.ariege.com /balestie/info.html   (302 words)

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