Monday, 21 November 2011

Mayonannaise recipe.

This mayonnaise is cooked, so hopefully will prevent anyone getting any nasty tummy upsets, which I think is important when making your own condiments that may not be eaten immediately.

Combine egg yolks, water and vinegar in a food blender, next very slowly add the extra virgin olive oil, I suggest drop by drop, to prevent curdling.
Transfer the mayo into a saucepan and place over another larger saucepan of boiling water.  heat until around 160F - 71oc
Remove from the heat, cool and then transfer to a clean container and store in the fridge, this mayonnaise will keep for up to 5 days.

You can try different variations too to the prepared mayonnaise.
  • tsp of English mustard.
  • 1.2 tsp smoked paprika and 1/2 tsp chili powder.
  • 3 tsp of pesto
  • 3 cloves of garlic pureed

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