Preparation info
  • Makes about

    1 cup

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Charleston to Phnom Penh: A Cook's Journal

By John Martin Taylor

Published 2022

  • About

This is so much easier if someone helps. It only takes a couple of minutes to make and you’ll wonder why you ever bought that weird white stuff at the store made from all sorts of things like soy oil and sugar! Mayonnaise was originally made with only olive oil, as it still is in Liguria, where I learned to make it in a mortar with a pestle. Most Americans and Europeans today are used to mayonnaise made with lighter tasting oils, and often gussied up with mustard and other flavorings. Do yo