Dijon Mustard Workshop

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Learn the secret behind Mustard, one of the most popular condiments in the world and the symbol of Dijon.

Mustard is an age-old plant used as a food flavor for centuries. Along with pepper, it's the oldest ingredient in cooking.
Come learn how to make fantastic Mustard in an exceptional setting with the help of some mustard-making experts.
The class will teach the secrets to this famous sauce and demonstrate the difference between three types of grains: white, black, and brown.
Originally from the plant, it was also used as a seed-based peppery and preservative foodstuff. The Romans used ground mustard seeds mixed with honey to produce their version of Mustard. Sometimes they would mix the grape and must deal with it to make it sweeter.
Manufacturing regulations for Mustard began in Dijon in 1390. Two centuries later, in 1634, vinegar and mustard manufacturers joined forces to get exclusive rights for manufacturing and labeling the product.
In 1870, there were 40 mustard manufacturers in the city of Dijon; now, only four remain. This is an excellent opportunity to immerse yourself in the tradition and culture of Dijon and meet the locals.



3 Hours