Apple Mostarda

Mostarda – a condiment consisting of a fruit compote with a mustard component from Northern Italy

by Jose Salazaar

 

 

Materials                                                                             

 

Large Bowl of Water with Lemon Juice                                

Large Pot                                                                                  

Peeler                                                                                        

Knife                                                                                          

Heat Resistant Spatula or Spoon                                                                                                

                                                                                                   

Ingredients

5 Green Apples     

¼ cup Lemon Juice (to add to large bowl of water)

2 cups Apple Juice

1 cup Sugar

Whole Grain Mustard

Mustard Powder (Found in your spice isle)

1)     Peel your green apples & dice them finely.  Place aside in a large bowl of water with lemon juice.

  

2)     Add 2 cups of apple juice, 1 cup of sugar, & 2 cups of white wine to pot & cook on high stirring occasionally till mixture has reduced by 2/3 or until it has become syrup

 

3)     Once your liquid has reduced to hot syrup (about 15 minute), drain your apples removing the lemon water liquid & gently fold your apple pieces into the hot syrup using heat resistant spatula or spoon

 

4)     Fold 2tbs of whole grain mustard & 2tbs of powdered mustard using your spoon/spatuala into your apple & syrup mixture to combine