Classic mayonnaise

    5 minutes

    Perfect for potato salads. Spices or herbs can be added to the recipe.

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    Serves: 10 

    • 2 medium very fresh egg yolks
    • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
    • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar or lemon juice
    • 1 cup (250 ml) olive oil
    • salt and freshly ground white pepper

    Preparation:5min  ›  Ready in:5min 

    1. Whisk egg yolks, mustard and vinegar in a medium bowl. Using an electric whisk, add oil, first drop by drop, then in a slow, steady stream. (If mixture curdles or splits, add a little hot water and beat vigorously.) Add salt and white pepper to taste. Refrigerate 1 to 2 days.

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    This is delicious and so much nicer than the bought variety.  -  14 Mar 2012


    This is the best mayonnaise ever and it is now the sole mayo we use in our house. No more bought varieties for us!  -  23 Feb 2013


    Love it... will be using it again and again, it is gluten-free and dairy-free, so perfectly safe for my family; yay!  -  09 Nov 2013