This is a lovely, spicy, warm flavored sauce that can be adapted by adding other ingredients. I often stir in hard-boiled eggs or bread crumbs soaked in vinegar, which adds different textures.
Serve with fish, cooked meats, cheese and salads.
Put the mustard leaves and garlic into a food processor and blend with 2 tsp vinegar. With the processor still running, add the olive oil in a slow stream, season to taste, then add the remaining vinegar if required.
Reprinted with permission from Jekka's Herb Cookbook by Jekka McVicar, Firefly Books 2012.
Andrea Reusing is the creator of the restaurant Lantern in Chapel Hill, N.C., and author of the book Cooking in the Moment: A Year of Seasonal Recipes. In this installment of The Key 3, she shares with Lynne Rossetto Kasper the techniques behind three of her favorite recipes: Turnip Soup, Overnight Braised Short Ribs and Tomato Salad.