A fruit condiment with a powerful mustard kick, Italian mostarda does for cheese what wasabi does for sushi. Try a dab of apple, clementine, or fig mostarda alongside your Grana Padano: unusual and excellent.
Will Fertman is a writer and food business entrepreneur living in Berkeley, CA. A former staff writer and web manager for culture, Will wrote the Ruminations column for the magazine and spent lots of time wrangling social media. Today Will is the Director of Content and co-founder at the monger, a data-driven platform for the specialty food industry, supplying accountable information and transactions for producers, distributors, retailers, foodservice and consumers.