The Californian food scientist
Whisk together the egg yolks, mustard and seasoning. Whisk in the oil, initially drop by drop, then as the emulsion becomes stronger, add it more quickly.
Thousands. Crushed garlic or almost any herb can be included. Tartare sauce is made by adding chopped gherkin, capers and parsley. Cocktail sauce – the sweetish pink gunk that usually coats prawn cocktails – is mayonnaise with tomato ketchup and a little extra Worcestershire sauce.
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