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14th Century Parisian Mustard


This mustard follows a 1393 recipe (Le Ménagier de Paris), using Cinnamon, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Nutmeg & Galingale to add spice to a honeyed wholegrain mustard. The recipe from Le Ménagier de Paris directs to use 'spices left over from making jelly, claret, hypocras or sauces', so we have used the spices described in the hypocras (mulled wine) recipe from the same book.


Mustard was possibly the most popular of all medieval spices, and is sometimes referred to as the poor-man's spice, but we do see it being used in high status households as well. It was often flavoured with spices as well.

14th Century Parisian Mustard

  • Water, MUSTARD Seed (27%), Spirit Vinegar, Crushed MUSTARD Seed (7%), Honey, Sugar, MUSTARD Flour (4%), Salt Natural Flavouring, Rapeseed Oil, Stabiliser (Xanthan Gum), Cinnamon, Ginger, Grains of Paradise, Nutmeg, Galingale, Salt, Preservative (Potassium Sorbate).

    Allergy advice: For allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in BOLD.

  • 100g

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