Eggs Mimosa with Curry Mayonnaise

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By Anne Willan

Published 1989

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The yolks of hard-boiled eggs can be worked through a sieve to mix with other ingredients, or to form a crumbly decoration called mimosa, resembling the blossoms of the mimosa tree.


  • 8 eggs
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tbsp oil


  1. Hard-boil the eggs, peel them and leave in cold water until cool. For the curry mayonnaise: fry the onion in the oil until soft but not brown. Stir in the curry powder and cook gently, stirring, for 2 minutes. Let the mixture cool, then stir into the mayonnaise. Work it through a sieve; taste for seasoning.
  2. For the rice salad: boil the rice in salted wat