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Mustard (seed)


Mustard (seed)

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The seeds of the mustard plant. They are either yellow, black, or brown. The flavor ranges from slightly spicy and sweet to significantly spicy and bitter, depending on color.  

Native to Europe (yellow mustard) and Asia (brown and black mustard).

The Romans introduced mustard to Northern France, where monks started to grow the plant. By the 9th century, the monks were making a living off of their mustard seed crop. 

Many of the world’s religious texts mention mustard seeds, including those of Christianity, Buddhism, Judaism, and Islam. 

“Mustard” from Encyclopedia Britannica 

“Mustard Seed” from Wikipedia 

The Oxford Companion to Food. 3rd ed., by Alan Davidson and edited by Tom Jaine (2014)

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