Why is Dijon mustard called that?

Question: Why is Dijon mustard called that? Was it first made in Dijon, or is it another reason?   – Elizabeth, Marietta Answer: Dijon mustard originated in 1856, when Jean Naigeon of Dijon substituted verjuice, the acidic “green” juice of not-quite-ripe grapes, for vinegar in the traditional mustard recipe. Mustards from Dijon today generally contain both …

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