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mayonnaise with eggs and oils

Homemade Mayonnaise Recipe

Cowbridge Kitchen

The French have been making Mayonnaise for hundreds of years. Mayonnaise is a sauce made from fresh egg yolks and olive oil.

All it takes a bit of time to make this mayonnaise and is so simple and tastes so delicious.

Mayonnaise is used today in many dishes and recipes, we use mayonnaise to make Potato Salad, Coleslaw and even mix it with Tuna for a tasty sandwich filling. In fact, mayonnaise is an ingredient in many recipes.

In the USA mayo is used as a spread for putting on bread, much like we use butter here in the UK.

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It takes about 25 minutes to make this mayonnaise
25 mins Prep time
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Nutritional Facts
This is based on a 28g serving
Enough for the average dipping pot

Calories: 190
Protein: 0.3g
Fat: 21g (High)
Carbohydrates: 0.2g
Fiber: N/A
Sugar: 0.2g
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This recipe will serve upto 8 people Table for Two Servings
Easy : This recipe is simple to make
Anybody can have a go at this recipe, even a novice can make this
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    How To Make Mayonnaise

    Making Mayonnaise is probably not something that most people consider attempting. But you know what, it is really very simple to make and just two eggs make a whole load of mayonnaise.

    Mayonnaise, colloquially referred to as "mayo" is not just a thick creamy sauce. It is also the base for many other sauces such as Tartar Sauce.

    So who created mayonnaise ? In short, the French and it seems to have appeared around 1806

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    2 Egg yolks
    200 ml olive Oil
    2 teaspoons Dijon Mustard
    4 teaspoons Lemon Juice

    Cooking Instructions

    1. Separate the eggs , so that you have two egg yolks in a mixing bowl.
    2. Add the Dijon Mustard and whisk together.
    3. Slowly start adding in the Oil a bit at a time , whisking continuously.
    4. When all of the oil is mixed in and the mayonnaise is thick add your lemon juice.
    5. Continue whisking until the mayonnaise is light and of the right consistency.
    6. Cover and refrigerate.
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    ''Try using different types of oil, this will give the Mayonnaise a different flavour...''