Mayonnaise

Rachel Allen's mayonnaise recipe is a doddle to make and a delight to eat, this creamy dreamy mayonnaise has a million and one moreish uses
By Rachel Allen
Mayonnaise
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  • Serves: makes 300ml
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Effort: medium

Ingredients

Main

  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 pinches salt
  • 0.5 tsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 200 ml sunflower oil
  • 25 ml olive oil

Tips and Suggestions

For ease, use an electric hand blender.

The mayonnaise will keep for up to a week in the fridge.

Method

1. Put the egg yolks into a glass bowl and add the salt, mustard and vinegar. Stir to blend.

2. Stir the oils together in a separate bowl or jug. Add the combined oils slowly and gradually to the egg mix, drop by drop, whisking continuously.

3. The mixture will start to thicken and emulsify. Continue to add the oil until it is all incorporated. Season to taste. Refrigerate until required.

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