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Mostarda Recipe

mobius981 May 28, 2010 07:14 PM

I searched for a mostarda recipe on CH and did not find one. So here is an excellent link to this rather extensive labor of love:

http://italianfood.about.com/od/sauce...

4.5 pounds of fruit down to two pints!!!

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    janniecooks RE: mobius981 May 29, 2010 04:14 AM

    here's a prior thread about mostarda:

    http://www.chow.com/topics/555046

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      mobius981 RE: janniecooks May 29, 2010 09:54 AM

      Prior thread is excellent BTW, thanks so much!! Steep learning curve re: the complexity/variance on this condiment.

    2. bushwickgirl RE: mobius981 May 29, 2010 09:28 AM

      Do you have plans to make or have you made this yet?

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        mobius981 RE: bushwickgirl May 29, 2010 09:49 AM

        I am deep in contemplation...! I have not made it yet.

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          bushwickgirl RE: mobius981 May 29, 2010 10:21 AM

          It is something to contemplate. When or if you do make it, let us know how it works out. I''ve only ever bought it.

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          carbonaraboy RE: bushwickgirl May 29, 2010 02:22 PM

          The problem is getting the right acid balance with just wine, fruit, sugar, and unprepared mustard. Once the mixture starts to cook, see if it might need some white wine or champagne vinegar or even some Dijon mustard. Personally, I don't like it overly sweet.

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