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Mayonnaise

This is my homemade mayo recipe. It’s based on an old recipe I saw on TV long ago and I can’t remember so I can’t credit the chef or show. I use a hand blender so I can see the mixture and add the oil evenly.

Ingredients

  • 3 egg yolks

  • 1 tsp mustard (I use Dijon)

  • 1/2C EVOO

  • 1tsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbs white vinegar

Method

  • 1.

    In a clean bowl, beat egg yolks, lemon juice, vinegar and mustard.

  • 2.

    Start adding EVOO as drops of oil at a time while beating or whisking. Don’t stop! Once it has emulsified (come together and is pale in colour) you can add the oil as a slow stream.

  • 3.

    Taste for seasoning and season as needed

Notes

Variations include - add minced garlic with the mustard to make an aioli (I use roasted garlic, and squeeze it out of the skin); for a little kick, add some cayenne pepper; for a lighter colour and richness of flavour, add some sour cream; for tartare, add 3tbs finely diced cornichons, 2tbs copers capers and 2 tbs parsley... oh and some more lemon juice!

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Posted by MegglesReport
It is easy to make... however store-bought is a good substitute if needed. This is easy provided you keep everything at room temp, and remember. don't rush the oil.