Traditional Mustard Vinaigrette

2 tsp strong Dijon mustard

2 Tbs vinegar

10 Tbs olive oil

salt & pepper to taste

optional: freshly chopped tarragon, chives, parsley, basil shallots and garlic

Mix all ingredients thouroughly.  Serves 4 people.  Quantities can easily be increased many times over for larger groups or for future uses.

Adapted from Roger Verge’s Cuisine of the South of France by Robert Verge