Sauce Mayonnaise

Mayonnaise is an emulsified sauce which once more illustrates the magical power of egg yolks. Smooth and delicious this classic sauce is very easy to make

Ingredients:

  • 2 egg yolks
  • Salt
  • Pepper (freshly grounded)
  • 250 ml not-scented oil
  • 1 Tsp Dijon Mustard
  • 1 Tsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 Tsp lemon juice

Preparation:

  1. In a large mixing bowl whisk together the egg yolks, mustard, 2 pinches of salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Start adding the oil in a steady trickle, whisking energetically until the oil is absorbed and the mixture turns pale yellow and thickens.
  3. Loosen the consistency with the wine vinegar and lemon juice, then whisk in the remaining oil. Taste and add some seasoning if needed.
  4. Store in a covered container for 2 – 3 days

Tip: All the ingredients have to be in room temperature, if it is too cold it will be hard to incorporate.

 

 

 

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