Organic Mustard Seeds Yellow
Our Organic Yellow Mustard Seeds are an easy way to boost dishes with an unprecedented rustic taste of unique spicy notes that add complex layers of flavor of fragrance to nearly all savory dishes. These seeds grow on the mustard plant in three different colors, black, white and brown, black is the most pungent variety while white, which is actually yellow, is the mildest of the three and is used to make American yellow mustard.
The Romans are said to have been the first to experiment with mustard seeds by adding fermented grape juice to pounded mustard seeds. The mix was named Mustum Ardens hence the name mustard and a recipe appears in the famous Apicious cookbook, the recipe has fourteen ingredients and until today it is quite difficult to approximate the quantities of ingredients that make up the mustard we find on the supermarket shelves. Ground Mustard seeds have found their way in many more culinary applications over the years, and today have spread the world as a beloved spicy condiment.
The health benefits associated with mustard seeds are plentiful, ranging from properties believed to help battle cancer, specifically, the isothiocyanates in mustard seeds which have been repeatedly studied for their anti- cancer effects. Selenium and magnesium in mustard seeds have an anti -inflammatory effect and have been shown to reduce severe asthma and help reduce arthritis discomfort. The seeds are also rich in antioxidants which help reduce damaging free radicals in your body.
Using at home
Applications for our ground yellow mustard powder is almost endless, you can enhance the taste profile of your salad dressings, add some to your favorite spice rub, or sprinkle a pinch into mayonnaise to bring your bread spread to a different level. Mixing our yellow ground mustard seeds with water will create an enzymatic reaction which will bring out its pungency and heat, if that is a bit too much, use extra hot water or an acidic product like vinegar or lemon juice to help mellow out the flavors.
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