Saturday Kitchen Week 31:

English Mustard

As strong as it is yellow, English Mustard is unlike any other, yet not widely recognised outside of the UK. 
Believed to be Queen Vic's condiment of choice, it is ubiquitous with classic roast meats but capable of so much more. Originally sold in powdered form and made up at home for the table, most people nowadays know it only from a jar from which it has a
 more vinegary flavour and is less pungent. 
I love Gizzi Erskine's recipe for a piccalilli inspired salad-

Piccalilli itself is an imperial interpretation of classic Indian pickled vegetables, instead using seasonal British produce like cauliflower, onion, gherkins and green beans. 
Classic, iconic, and punchy, it certainly cuts the mustard
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