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Pommery – French Mustard Des Chanoines, 500g Jar

Pommery – French Mustard Des Chanoines, 500g Jar


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Pommery Mustard of Chanoines is a French whole-grain mustard made in Meaux (a town east of Paris) that comes in a vintage stoneware pot

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Water, vinegar, mustard seeds, salt, spices

  • All-natural
  • No artificial flavoring
  • Mustard from Meaux has been served at the tables of French kings since 1632
  • The recipe for making this mustard was passed down to the Pommery family by the Chanoines family in the 19th century, who continued their legacy

Additional information

Weight 41.1 oz
Dimensions 3.75 x 3.75 x 5 in

In the 19th century, a mustard mechant and mill owner named J.B. Pommery inherited the secret recipe for making Meaux mustard from a priest. Since Charlemagne’s time, kings would ask monks to grow mustard seeds and make mustards in cathedral towns. Since Meaux was an area rich in the kind of silaceous rock needed for mill stones, many mills have been built there since then. The recipe for Meaux mustard was almost lost in the 20th century until the Chamois family reintroduced it in 1949.