Garlic Mayonnaise


Preparation info
  • Makes

    280 ml

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Floyd on Spain

By Keith Floyd

Published 1992

  • About

This is brilliant, for example, with prawns, hard-boiled eggs, or cold chicken but my wife likes to dip her chips into it.


  • 4 cloves of garlic, peeled
  • 2 egg yolks
  • Pinch of salt


To make this by hand, crush the garlic really well until completely pulverised. You can do this with a large pestle and mortar, or on a chopping board, scrunching the garlic cloves down with the flat part of a large cook’s knife; then put them into a large bowl.

Add the egg yolks, salt and pepper and stir to combine. Now, using a hand whisk, stir the egg mixture continuously, while you