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Darina Allen's Simply Delicious Suppers

By Darina Allen

Published 2001

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Mayonnaise is what we call a ‘mother sauce’ in culinary jargon. In fact it is the mother’ of all the cold emulsion sauces, so once you can make mayonnaise you can make any of the daughter sauces just by adding some extra ingredients.

I know it’s very tempting to reach for the jar of well-known brand’, but most people don’t seem to be aware that mayonnaise can be made, even with a hand whisk, in under five minutes; and if you use a food processor the technique is still the same but i