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Try this easy mayonnaise recipe to prepare this famous and tasty sauce like a French chef would do

30 March, 2012
Average: 2 (24 votes)

Type of dish

Dietary Consideration

serves for


total time

0 HR 15 MIN


Egg yolks
1, very fresh, room temperature
300 ml (all vegetable oil, or better half olive oil)
To taste
White Vinegar
20 ml
To taste (Dijon variety)
to taste


How To Make Mayonnaise

1. Put the egg yolk, pepper, salt, and mustard in a bowl.

2. Beat continuously and vigorously with a whisk, adding the oil drop by drop: this requires a great deal of patience, but it is the only way to obtain a light yet firm mayonnaise.

3. When the sauce has reached to desired density, all that remains is to add the vinegar (some people prefer lemon juice), again, a drop at a time.

4. Once the mayonnaise is ready, leave it to rest in the fridge for a couple of hours.


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