|Mustard growing wild in the neighbors' winter wheat.|
Mustard oil is traditionally used in many of the cuisines of South Asia. It's distinctive pungent flavor is easily recognizable in the spicy pickles called "achaari" that are popular throughout the Indian subcontinent. Mustard oil is also used for deep frying pakoras and as a general cooking oil in many Desi cuisines.
|Bibi's infrequently used bottle of mustard oil.|
|Brassica hirta or white mustard|
The very same mustard that blooms throughout my native California in February & March
|Mustard seeds being ground for oil in India.|