This variety of mustard is herbaceous, nutty and slightly sweet, with an intense peppery bite at the end. Its burgundy, heart-shaped serrated leaves on a wispy stem are smooth and crisp. Red mustard is best enjoyed raw in salads, as well as in Asian and South American dishes.
With its spicy flavour and dark red, ruffled leaves, scarlet frills mustard is ideal as a garnish in gourmet cuisines. Its peppery bite pairs well with rich meats and Asian cuisine, but it can also add a burst of flavour to salads.