Mustard is a type of condiment that is added to hotdogs, hamburgers, salads, sandwiches, soups, and sauces to further enhance their flavor and taste.
As a condiment, mustard comes in many flavors. The typical taste of the mustard most everyone is familiar with, and what foodies call the "heat" from the taste of the mustard depends much on the type of seeds and ingredients used, and the manner it was prepared.
There are several varieties of mustard available in the market and if you look at their labels, you will notice that some of them were named based on the places they were first manufactured. Some of these mustard preparations are: Dijon mustard, which is a popular French brand together withe Meaux; Norwich and Tewkesbury from the United Kingdom; and Dusseldorf and Bavaria from Germany.
The different categories of mustard are the yellow mustard which is the most widely used in Canada and the US, Dijon mustard, honey mustard, beer mustard, whole-grain mustard, spicy brown mustard usually used in delis, hot mustard, fruit mustard, sweet mustard, and spirited mustard.