Nutty bulgur tossed with toasted mustard seeds and topped with tons of flavour make for a delicious filling dish. From the lemon Dijon vinaigrette, creamy avocado and skillet grilled chicken to the peppery arugula… a “flavour” bowl everyone will enjoy.
This zesty and flavorful party appetizer can be served warm or room temperature with crackers for any brunch or gathering.
Sopes are a great Mexican appetizer that are the perfect vessel to carry all sorts of tasty meats and salsas. These are a great gluten-free option, and when topped with roasted vegetables can be incredibly healthy and easy to make. The Habanero can be intimidating to some but when used correctly can give you a wonderful floral fruity flavour with just a slight hint of heat, paired with some good old yellow mustard to carry that tropical flavour along.
The pan-seared pork medallions are topped with creamy garlicy greens and then oven-baked, creating a beautiful golden crust. This dish features three kinds of mustard and highlights the bold flavours of mustard, beer, honey and sweet onion puree in a rich caramel-like sauce.
Soft tofu and avocado create a deliciously creamy texture in this light flavourful dip.
The smokiness of the Applewood cheddar and the tangy crunch of the mustard makes these earthy crackers a delicious and impressive appie to serve to special guests. Serve them with charcuterie for a decadent evening.
This Japanese inspired vinaigrette brings a touch of ZING to one of our favourite light meal options. The acidity of the dressing pairs well with plump prawns and fresh apples for a refreshing, guilt-free lunch.
Your family will love this golden, bubbly side dish. It’s hard to resist going back for “just one more” helping! Squash replaces half of the dairy and mustard adds zing and extra colour. Goes great with ham.
This fresh Mediterranean dish is great summer fare. The quinoa may be served warm or cold and all cooking steps can be made ahead of time. Add grilled chicken for a quick and easy lake-side meal. Always feel free to experiment by substituting ingredients with whatever vegetables or seasonings you have on hand. Have fun with it!
This medley of harvest vegetables is simple enough for any day, but is special enough to be a side dish for a Sunday dinner or holiday meal. If you really want to kick it up a notch, crumble 1–2 oz Stilton or other blue-veined cheese over top before serving.
Mustard seed, when popped in hot oil, release a sweet and nutty flavor akin to popcorn. But when ground and turned into a paste with hot water, the same seeds breathe pungent fire. Include the two techniques in the same recipe, and watch a brilliant balance of tastes, textures and colors come alive in every mouthful. Serve a bowl of this stew with crusty-warm slices of baguette or even steamed basmati rice for a quick weekday fare.
Perogies are a staple side dish in many Canadian households. This meat filled variation is a hearty twist on the traditional potato and onion variety that also feature well as the main dish. You can mix the dough with a paddle attachment in an electric mixer but be careful not to over mix. Hand mixing in the traditional style is safest and dividing your dough in half will make it easier to roll out.
The corn and cilantro add color to these bite-sized flavourful lentil cakes. They are a perfect appetizers for any occasion and go nicely with any number of Indian inspired dips and sauces.
This fresh, hearty salad celebrates our Saskatchewan roots by featuring protein rich pulses and adding flavourful mustard and camelina oil as the base to the vinaigrette.
Use a dark amber-coloured, pure maple syrup and your best mustard for a sweet hint of spicy bite that is unforgettably delicious. The yellow mustard offers a boost of colour and flavour to the cake. Serve with softly whipped cream with a hint of maple to finish the dish.
This light and refreshing pie has a little zing from fresh lime juice and zest, and a little tang from honey mustard in the filling (and the whipped cream!), mustard seeds and dry mustard powder in the graham crust. One slice and you’ll be smitten!
This rich maple ginger cake is spiced with hints of mustard giving it an extra zest while the dried and fresh figs balance the sweetness of the maple syrup. Perfect for a holiday celebration, an afternoon accompaniment to tea, or just a weeknight pick-me-up!
Few ingredients say “Canada” like mustard, barley, maple syrup and smoky, thick sliced bacon. It’s the sort of dish that can be kept warm for service but be careful, it’s awfully easy to snack on.
Carrot cake is a classic and this spectacular make-ahead dessert is a delightful end to dinner, or a tasty treat with afternoon tea. This delicious spiced ice-cream compliments the seasonings in the cake for an elevated twist on a family favorite.
Spaetzle was one of the first things I learnt how to make as a cook, it’s a special process for me and a great way to warm up any cold day!
This luscious pound cake gathers the traditional gingerbread spices, molasses, brown sugar, and enhances them with bright mustard flavour, both powdered and Dijon. Whole mustard seeds add texture and a delightful burst of sweet heat to the rich caramel glaze. Bake this handsome, aromatic batter as a pound cake, Bundt cake, or in loaf pans and expect compliments aplenty!
Velvety-smooth with irresistible notes of heat and spice, this gorgeous glaze gives your pound cake an elegant look and incredible sweet-tangy finish. Stirred up in a saucepan, this quick sauce works as a finish for ice cream, bread pudding, and cookies. Make the glaze just before you want to use it on the cooled cake.