Spring Leek Soup

4 Tbsp unsalted butter 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 2 garlic cloves, peeled and finely chopped 2 lb leeks, trimmed and sliced 150 ml white wine 1 litre chicken or vegetable stock sea salt and black pepper 2 rounded tsp dijon mustard sour cream and finely chopped dill to serve (optional) Melt butter in […]

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Grilled Eggplant

2 medium-sized eggplant, tops removed & sliced lengthwise 3 Tbsp whole grain mustard 2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar 1 Tbsp dijon mustard 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil (plus extra for brushing) 1 Tbsp chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp chopped fresh oregano sea salt & black pepper Preheat grill over medium-hight heat. Brush eggplant slices […]

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1 bunch asparagus 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil 3/4 cup cream 1 Tbsp unsalted butter 1-1/2 Tbsp lemon juice 1/4 tsp lemon zest 1/8 tsp mustard powder 1/2 tsp dried tarragon 2 Tbsp white balsamic vinegar 4 eggs sea salt and fresh, ground pepper to taste Preheat oven to 425°F. Arrange asparagus in a […]

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Creamy Parmesan Dip

2 cups mayonnaise 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cloves garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard Zest and juice from 1 lemon Splash of Worcestershire sauce Freshly ground black pepper, to taste Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl and whisk until blended. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour, or up to 3 […]

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South Carolina BBQ sauce

The flavour profile is similar to conventional red barbecue sauce, sweet & tart, but the base flavour is mustard (not ketchup) and the sweetness is cane sugar (not molasses). And it works! In fact, it’s fabulous on pulled pork. Here’s how to make it… 4 Tbsp butter 1/2 onion, grated 1/2 cup yellow mustard 1/2 […]

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Make your own Mayo!

2 egg yolks ½ tsp Dijon mustard ½ lemon Salt ½ cup olive oil Garlic (optional) Fresh herbs (optional) Add egg yolks to a bowl along with Dijon mustard, juice of half a lemon, and a pinch of salt. Whisk until mixture is pale yellow and very smooth. In a slow and steady stream, drizzle […]

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