This is a very basic mustard recipe that can be prepared on demand when you feel like having some mustard. It only takes 1 part water to 1 part mustard powder and you’ll get a nice and hot mustard. Let it stand a for bit and the heat will reduce. You can play around with the seasoning and use different herbs and spices to create different versions. Vinegars or lemon juice will also add a pleasant tanginess.


  • 1/2 cup mustard powder;
  • 1/2 cup water;
  • Sea salt to taste;


  1. Combine the mustard powder and water in a bowl and mix well.
  2. Optionally, add a bit of chopped fresh parsley or basil, lemon or lime zest and a tablespoon or two of your favorite vinegar.
  3. Let the mustard stand for about 15 minutes before enjoying.

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