Vegetable stock and broth
About Vegetable stock
Wikipedia Article About Vegetable stock on Wikipedia
Vegetable stock, also called vegetable broth, is typically a clear liquid made from boiling a variety of different vegetables and herbs. It is often used as a replacement for bouillon and other meat stocks, like chicken stock.
Mirepoix, a combination of onions, carrots, celery, and sometimes other vegetables. Often the less desirable parts of the vegetables (such as carrot skins and celery ends) are used since they will not be eaten.