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Introduction & method

I always used to struggle with mayonnaise, but now I have a stick blender and life is gooood!

Mayonnaise Recipe

In a tall thin jug (ie the one that probably came with your stick blender), whizz together half of the salt and everything else but the oil. Add the oil in a very thin trickle to begin with. Once the mixture begins to thicken, you can add more oil in a faster stream until it is all mixed together and blended into something that looks like mayonnaise. Have a little taste, and if you think it needs more salt, add some.

That's it. Told you it was easy! It should last a few weeks in the fridge, but in my house it always gets used up before that happens!

To Make Tartare Sauce

Add finely chopped pickled gherkins and capers to some mayonnaise. Perfect with fish.

The video above is from the Keef Cooks YouTube channel. Click here to see the video recipe of Mayonnaise on YouTube.

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Ingredients & Info

 500 ml vegetable oil
 1 egg
 1 tsp salt
 1 tsp English mustard powder
 1 tbsp white wine vinegar

US Customary/Imperial

Makes about 500 ml
Prep time: 5 minutes.
Total time: 5 minutes.