Saturday, 15 April 2017

How to make Honey Mustard

I seem to have been chopping a lot of onions this week making jars of onion relish and onion marmalade. To take break from watering eyes here's a recipe for Honey Mustard. It can be easily adjusted to taste.

Honey Mustard

To make this you will need:
  • 8 tablespoons in total of mixed black and yellow mustard seeds
  • 150mls white or white wine vinegar
  • liquid honey
  • salt
  • light olive oil
  • a small jar

Using a food processor or mortar and pestle grind the mustard seeds together until you have a paste. It doesn't need to be a completely smooth paste - a bit of texture is fine. 

Put the mustard seed paste in a non-metallic bowl. Pour over enough vinegar that the seed paste is just covered and stir. Repeat this process adding a vinegar a little at a time until the seeds have absorbed all they can, Stir well between each addition.

Add a little salt and honey to taste. Try the mustard after a few days - if you find the taste too strong it can be mellowed by adding a small amount of light olive oil. If you find you've over done the olive oil let the mustard stand for a couple of days, then pour off the excess. 

Once you're happy with the flavour, pot into a sterilised jar and seal. The mustard will be ready to use in about two weeks.

You may also like to try:
Pickled Garlic
Peach and Chilli Chutney


  1. Sounds interesting! I love honey mustard, I will have to try this. Thanks for sharing at Merry Monday this week! :)

  2. I love honey mustard, I am going to try this! Thanks for sharing this at the DI & DI Link Party. I hope you enjoyed it and made some new friends as well.

  3. This would be great on a grilled chicken sandwich! I've never tried making my own honey mustard before, going to have to try this recipe. Thanks for linking up at the Home Matters Link Party! We hope to see you again next week:) #HomeMattersParty

  4. Yum, this sounds delicious. I haven't made my own, but it sounds easy enough! Thanks for sharing on the Waste Less Wednesday Blog Hop!

  5. I bet this is wonderful. Thank you for sharing at Ravenwould.

  6. I can't believe it's so easy. Thank you so much, I'm pinning. I really love the fact that you can adjust the taste to suit and the natural ingredients

  7. I too love Honey Mustard! So much that I am featuring your post on Sweet Inspiration Link Party! Congratulations.


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