Maille Dijon Mustard
Hatam Soffer, Chief Rabbinate
Dijon mustard with mustard grains
About the product
Some food products have “invented themselves” hundreds of years ago and serve as a source for imitation until today. Maille’s Dijon mustard is one of them and among the few of those left in the world today. Claude Maille, an expert vinegar maker in the French town of Dijon invented the mustard. He founded the line of products called until today Dijon mustard.
Maille’s Dijon mustard has been the real thing since 1747. Seyman has been the company’s representative in Israel for dozens of years. We import several kinds to Israel: regular mustard with a smooth texture, grainy mustard, spicy mustard and mustard with honey. Soon you will be able to buy fresh mustard that comes in its own special package.
It is redundant to tell where and how mustard is used. But it is worthwhile to note that if you use mustard, it’s best to use French Dijon mustard and Maille makes the best kind. A cooking tip: put 2-3 spoons of mustard on pieces of young chicken, massage the chicken from outside and inside and also under its skin, and cook in an oven at 230 degrees for 50 minutes. It’s a delicacy!
About the manufacturer
Maille is one of the oldest food companies in French and in all of Europe. It was founded in 1747 by Claude Maille who specialized in making different types of vinegar and mustard. Maille is a brand identified with genuine Dijon mustard. Claude Maille invented this mustard, the company came up with the term ‘Dijon mustard’ and the rest is history. Today the company and the brand are owned by the Unilever Corporation, a group manufacturing dozens of products, from mustard and mayonnaise to various pickled vegetables.