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So much more than a spread, mustard goes way beyond a kitchen condiment.
Read on and discover some fascinating facts about this unsung hero of your kitchen cupboard.
* Once mustard was cut by hand using scythes. Crops were often as tall as 6 feet high and were hard to cut. So, when a blunt tool wasn’t up to the job, they would not ‘cut the mustard’. Hence the origins of the saying
* The next National Mustard Day takes place on August 1st, 2020
* King Louis XI was a great lover of mustard. He took a pot of it with him wherever he traveled
* The majority of the world’s mustard comes from Nepal and Canada
* Southern Wisconsin is the home of the National Mustard Museum
* We can thank Georg J French in 1904 for introducing French mustard
* Every year in excess of 700 million pounds of mustard are consumed throughout the world
* In a 12-month period the Yankee Stadium in New York goes through approximately 2 million individual sachets of mustard!
* Some Danes believe that by spreading mustard seeds around the outside of their homes that they will keep out evil spirits
The Mustard Lover’s Cookbook brings together a collection of 40 savory recipes featuring mustard as its star ingredient.
From appetizer, snacks to sides and main meals, this cookbook shows you how to take mustard beyond the spread.