Gourmet Mustards

2oz/56g yellow mustard seeds
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons vegetable oil
4 tablespoons vinegar (cider or white wine)
1 tablespoon (or slightly more) cold water

Grind the mustard seeds in a coffee grinder or blender, adding 1 tablespoon of seeds at a time. In a bowl, add salt, oil, vinegar, water and flavourings to the crushed mustard seeds. Mix to a paste, adding more water as necessary and pot. Store in a refrigerator, and leave for a couple of days before use.

There is obviously considerable scope for invention, with the addition of ingredients such as whisky or white wine, as well as a variety of herbs or spices.

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