Mayonnaise with Variations


Preparation info

  • Makes

    200 ml

    • Difficulty


    • Ready in

      10 min

Appears in

French Countryside Cooking

French Countryside Cooking

By Daniel Galmiche

Published 2021

  • About


  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tbsp French mustard
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • 150 ml/5 fl oz/scant 2/3 cup sunflower oil or grapeseed oil
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper


    1. Beat together the egg yolks and mustard in a bowl. Add a few drops of lemon juice and season with salt and pepper. Gradually drizzle in the oil, a little at a time, whisking continuously until the mayonnaise thickens.
    2. For the variations, stir the additional ingredients into the mayonnaise, then whisk in 2 tablespoons of hot water to help bind the ingredients.