One of the oldest spices. Adds warmth and heat to dishes. Its spicy and peppery flavour goes well with other pungent spices like garlic and chilies.
Best way to fully release the flavour of mustard seeds:
- Mix them with warm water for about 10 minutes before adding it into the recipe.
To stop the development of flavour:
- Add an acidic liquid in, such as lemon juice, vinegar, or wine.