Herbal mustard is a variant of Sælkerasinnep Svövu (Svava’s gourmet mustard), a mustard made from Swedish mustard seeds and Icelandic beer. Icelandic herbs and other flavour sources were tested in the mustard and included dulse, angelica, arctic thyme, bilberry, cumin, and aquavit. The optimal flavour combinations were arctic thyme/bilberry and aquavit/cumin.
Herbal mustard showcases how underutilised Icelandic herbs can be applied in new products. The ideology behind the product is to contribute to the sustainability of local Icelandic food products and to increase domestic production.
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