Free Shipping On Orders $59+ Canada/US
After Discounts

How to Elevate Your Meals with Gourmet Mustard

by Sabine Schoenknecht on April 11, 2023
How to Elevate Your Meals with Gourmet Mustard

Mustard is a versatile condiment that can elevate your meals from ordinary to extraordinary. German gourmet mustard, in particular, can add complex flavours and textures to your dishes, transforming them into culinary masterpieces. From tangy and sweet to spicy and savory, there is a gourmet mustard flavour for every taste preference. In this article, we will explore various ways to incorporate gourmet mustard into your cooking, including as a marinade, dressing, sauce and an ingredient in your dishes.  

Whether you're a seasoned chef or a novice cook, German gourmet mustard can take your meals to the next level. In this blog post, we’ll show you how.  


Why Do People Put Mustard on Food?  

Why Do People Put Mustard on Food

People put mustard on food for a variety of reasons, including flavour, texture, and health benefits. Mustard is a condiment that can add a tangy, spicy, and sometimes sweeter taste to food, enhancing its overall flavour profile. The texture of mustard can also add a smooth or grainy consistency, depending on the type used. Additionally, mustard contains a variety of health benefits, such as being low in calories, high in antioxidants, and containing anti-inflammatory properties. 

Mustard is also versatile and can be used in a variety of recipes, including sandwiches, salads, marinades, and dressings. Some people also use mustard as a substitute for other condiments, such as ketchup or mayonnaise. Overall, mustard adds flavour, texture, and health benefits to food, making it a popular choice among many people.  


What Ingredients Can You Mix With Mustard?  

Mustard can be enhanced by mixing-in a variety of other ingredients to create different and unique flavour combinations. Some popular additions include honey, vinegar, garlic, herbs, and spices, which can add sweetness, acidity, and additional depth of flavour. Mustard can also be mixed with mayonnaise or sour cream to create a creamy dressing or your favourite dip. The beauty of our Atlantic Mustard gourmet mustards is that we’ve done all the work for you. Simply pick your favourite mustard variety and add it directly to your sauce or dressing to liven things up. Or you can choose one of our sauces or dressings ready to go right out of the bottle.  

Mustard can be used as an ingredient in marinades for meats, poultry, and vegetables, mixed with olive oil, lemon juice, and other seasonings. It can also be added to sauces for burgers and hot dogs, mixed with ketchup or BBQ sauce. The possibilities for mixing with mustard are endless and can be tailored to suit individual taste preferences.  


What Flavours Go Well With Mustard?   

What Flavours Go Well With Mustard

Popular twists on traditional mustard, including our 52 different mustards feature several flavour profiles including sweet, sour, savoury and more. Foods like cheese or chicken pair very well with sweet flavours such as honey, maple, brown sugar, and fruit preserves. Our Honey mustard and PEI Wild Blueberry mustard are great choices. For savoury meat dishes, a mustard with herbs like thyme and rosemary, as well as garlic and onion (try our Garlic or Roasted Onion varieties) is a great fit. Additionally, hot, or spicy mustard with flavours such as chili and horseradish can add a spicy kick to dishes. If you like things with a kick, you’ll love our Little Devil mustard.  


Purchase Gourmet Mustard 

If you're on the hunt for some delicious German gourmet mustard, look no further than Atlantic Mustard Mill — the gourmet mustard company. (Our gourmet German mustard company) We offer a variety of products, including sauces, gift sets, preserves, and dressings. Our mustards are made from the finest locally sourced ingredients and are authentic German mustard recipes, which have won international awards. 

What's more, we take sustainability seriously and use 100% solar energy to make our condiments, which we pack in reusable packaging. So not only are you getting a delicious product, but you're also doing your part for the environment. 

If you're interested in learning more about our best mustards, get in touch with us today.