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rough dice


Unlike mirepoix, this dice is intended as a vegetable side dish or stuffing. It is a Matignon au gras if it includes ham or bacon, or a Matignon au maigre if it’s just vegetables and herbs.

Garden @ Hôtel Matignon @ Residence of the Prime Minister of France @ Paris

It’s also the rather spiffy home of the Prime Minister of France.

Cooking techniques

Text © Dana Facaros

Images by Guilhem Vellut, starry