4 ingredients and 2 minutes of effort--that's all it takes to make the most amazing mustard, the kind you'd pay good money for at a fancy market. This mustard is about as easy as it gets, and there are so many ways to modify it to suit your tastes.
This homemade version of Guinness mustard has a nutty, vaguely sweet flavor and a nice mouth feel. It is surprisingly easy to make and it was fascinating to watch the seeds expand as they absorbed the liquid.
Since I can’t rely on my friends to constantly travel to France for my condimental needs, I’ve taken to making my own mustard on a more regular basis. It starts out sharp — really sharp — and settles into a slightly less incendiary pungency.