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Mayonnaise Recipe

Mayonnaise is something you can easily make yourself by hand, it’s great on sandwiches, salads, and as a base to a verity of different sauces.

Equipment for this Recipe

Mixing Bowl

Measuring Cups


Mayonnaise Recipe
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Emulsion of egg yolks and oil to make a creamy sauce
Serves: 1 Cup
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • 1 Tbsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 tsp White Vinegar
  • 1 Cup / 250ml Neutral Oil (canola, vegetable, grapeseed)
  • 1 Tbsp Lemon Juice
  • 1 tsp Salt
  1. Whisk together the egg yolk, dijon mustard, and vinegar in a mixing bowl until combined.
  2. Slowly stream in the oil while continuing to whisk. The sauce will begin to thicken and pale in colour.
  3. Add the lemon juice and salt and whisk to combine.
Keep the mayonnaise in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Add garlic to make aioli and capers + pickles to make tartar sauce.


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