Grape mostarda is a sauce that is deeply rooted in the food traditions of Piedmont (the recipe dates back to the Middle Ages). The sauce is made from small unripe clusters of grapes left on the vines after harvest, considered not suitable for vinification, and the addition of other seasonal ingredients.
for 4 people
- 1 kg Rennet apples
- 2 pears
- 2 glasses of Moscato
- 1 L grape must
- 1 spoon mustard
- 100 g crushed candied citrons
- a pinch powdered cinnamon
Cook the apples and the pears in the Moscato wine for at least one hour.
After about 30 minutes, add grape must, mustard, crushed candied citrons and cinnamon.
Serve as an accompaniment to mixed boiled meats with dips such as tomatoey salsa rossa, green salsa verde, Cremona mostarda fruit preserve, and horseradish.
If we think about Piedmont, we immediately think about a well-defined food culture full of history, and which utilizes high quality ingredients with a culinary tradition of strong, decisive flavors. What makes Piedmont cuisine so characteristic? Its red wines.