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Mustard Seed Yellow Organic

Description Price Quantity
Organic Yellow Mustard Seed Standard Jar - 80g £2.55
Organic Yellow Mustard Seed Multipack 6 jars £12.45

Flavours:Hot

Cuisine:British
, European
, Indian


Contents:Organic
, Vegan
, Sugar free
, Salt free
, Allergen

Mustard Seed Yellow Organic

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Steenbergs organic yellow mustard seed is the more traditional type of mustard seed and is commonly used for pickling, preserving, marinading and sausage making. organic yellow mustard seeds have no distinctive but when chewed or if cut with water they develop are sharp, irritating and hot bite to them which gets to the back of your nose. 


**Multi-pack offer - buy six jars and only pay for five - one free **


Yellow mustard, Brassica alba, which is sometimes called white mustard, is the smallest growing of the mustard plants. Yellow mustard plants grow to about 1m high (3ft) and have a hairy appearance. The leaves of yellow mustard plants are pale-green, soft and lobed, and the mustard plants bear a bright-yellow and quite large flower. The yellow mustard seed pods have a bird's beak shape and grow to 2.5-5cm (1-2 inch) in length and encase six yellow seeds. The yellow mustard seeds are a small round seed of 2mm in diameter and are milder than brown or black mustard seeds. The pods are picked when they are fully developed but not yet ripe as they burst open easily. After cutting, the mustard hay is stacked in sheaves to dry before being threshed to remove the seeds. Yellow mustard is mildly hot in pungency, because the enzyme myrosinase is released when chewed or broken and hydrolyzes the sinalbin and produces free p-hydroxybenzyl isothiocyanate, a pungent substance; it is a similar process to the heat that arises in black mustard, watercress and horseradish. For more detail on yellow mustard, try Gernot Katzer's Spice Pages.


Mustard was introduced into England by the Romans and by the eighteenth century English and French cooks were perfecting the art of making mustards. Yellow mustard is used in pickling spice mixes or add to Bombay potatoes, for example, a pumpkin curry.


Ingredients: organic yellow mustard seeds.


Allergy advice:  For allergens, including cereals containing gluten, see ingredients in bold.


Organic yellow mustard seeds is part of Steenbergs Organic range of over 400 organic spices, peppers, curry mixes, bakery ingredients, herbs and flavoured sugars. For your local stockist click on "Where to see us", call 01765 640088 or email enquiries@steenbergs.co.uk.

Nutritional Info:

Values per 100g:

Energy 393kCal; 1662kJ
Protein 3.3g
Carbohydrates 66.2g
Fat 5.0g

Values per 2g teaspoon:
Energy 8kCal; 33kJ
Protein 0.1g
Carbohydrates 1.3g
Fat 0.1g

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