Product: Mustard Ground
Latin Name: Brassica hirta & Brassica juncea
Plant Family: Brassicaceae
Other Names: English Mustard Powder, Mustard Powder, Ground Mustard, Mustard Seed Powder, Senfkörner Pulver, Poudre de Graines de Moutarde, Semi di Senape Polvere, Mostaza en Polvo de Semillas, Sennep frø Pulver, Pó de Semente de Mostarda & Hardal Tohumu Tozu.
Description: Mustard is an annual plant native to the Mediterranean, now found cultivated in Europe and most temperate regions of the world. It reaches a height of 30-90cm it has erect, branching stems, which eminate from the main stem. The leaves are mid-green in colour and are alternately arranged, petiolate and serrated, with short, white bristles along the veins and 8cm in length. The 4-petaled flowers are pale yellow in colour and 10-30mm in diameter. The seeds are globular, pale-brown to creamy brown in colour and approximately 2mm in diameter.
You can mix your own mustard using our ground mustard and water, ale or wine, simply spoon into a bowl or jar add your liquid of choice and mix to a paste as thick as you like it, leave to stand for 10-15 minutes for the flavour to develop, add dried herbs such as sage, tarragon or basil to your mustard or for extra bite a little crushed mustard seed. The powder can be added to enhance the flavour of meat, egg and dairy dishes, add to white and cheese sauces, pickles, chutneys and curries for extra flavour.
Shelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.