attention: this is a public service announcement
if the view out your window right about now looks something like this,
just the snow and the cold people – not the tracks!
then do this i tell ya:
sri lankan mustard
adapted from at home with madhur jaffrey
6 tablespoons yellow mustard seeds
4 cloves garlic, diced
1 & 1/2 inch slice ginger, peeled and diced
1 cup apple cider vinegar
3 teaspoons cayenne powder
3 1/2 teaspoons sea salt
1/4 teaspoon turmeric
4 teaspoons sugar
1. place mustard seeds, garlic and ginger in a bowl or jar and cover with the vinegar. let stand for 24 hours at room temperature.
2. place vinegar mixture in blender, add cayenne, salt, turmeric and sugar and blend until a creamy consistency is reached. you can add a bit more vinegar if it is too dry.
3. once blended, place in jar and let stand at a cool room temperature for 3 days. store in the fridge thereafter.