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Blowin
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 5:59 am    Post subject: Caliente Mustard Reply with quote

As a 'freebie' with my 2017 seed order I've received a quite sizeable packet of this seed, stated on the packet as a 'Green Manure and Biofumigant'. I'm unlikely to use it for that purpose but, on a Canadian site, it was said to be edible as 'greens' but no details. Does anyone know if it has a food value? If so, how is it used?
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 3:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

from growveg.uk: https://www.growveg.co.uk/guides/the-benefits-of-growing-mustard/ so, it should be edible, but whether you lie the taste of it is another matter!
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2016 6:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks, Tippben. Funnily enough that was the site I found too, but no tips on how to use them.

Runner beans en route tomorrow all being well..

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PostPosted: Tue Oct 04, 2016 9:13 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Try using it as you would spinach or the tops of young turnips - steamed, in a stir fry or just wilted with a little butter, perhaps.
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 05, 2016 5:40 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

OK. I'll give that a try. Thanks.
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