Article Contents

  • 1 most famous sauce in Russia
  • 2 prepare homemade mayonnaise
  • 3 6 secrets of how to make homemade mayonnaise properly
  • 4 Recipe lean mayonnaise
  • 5 New tastes familiar sauce
  • 6 Video recipes homemade mayonnaise

Argued that age equals mayonnaise century human civilization.Such a sauce of egg yolks and olive oil independently arisen in several cuisines.Or maybe it was the ancestor of the famous garlic-olive sauce with salt, known since ancient Greece.In the XVIII century it was perfected French, which is why mayonnaise include all the same to the French cuisine, and is often associated with the name of the chef of the famous Duke of Richelieu, who was known to the gastronomic tastes delicious product.

most famous sauce in Russia

in Russian popular mayonnaise "Provencal" (it is cooked with mustard).According to state standards, there are 3 types of sauce:

  • low-calorie - with a fat content of up to 40%;
  • srednekaloriyny - with a fat mass fraction of 40-55%
  • high-calorie - a fat content higher than 55%.

believed that is the most natural high-calorie mayonnaise, as it requires the use of numerous additives to reduce the caloric content. shelf life of such sauce is from 1 to 7 months, it is absolutely impossible for mayonnaise made from natural ingredients.After all, many housewives know how much is stored homemade mayonnaise in the refrigerator - not more than 1 week.

Application sauce multifaceted.It is used as a salad dressing, in the stuffing pizza with sausage and other ingredients for roasting meats, hot and cold snacks.The classic recipe for homemade mayonnaise, which we describe below, you can vary the additional components that every time get a new taste familiar sauce.

prepare homemade mayonnaise

To prepare the classic sauce you will need:

  • 4 egg yolks,
  • 1 tablespoon mustard spoon (any, although the French used, of course, Dijon),
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar,
  • half a teaspoon of salt,
  • 2 tablespoons of vinegar (apple cider can be),
  • 500 ml of vegetable oil.


  1. In a deep bowl, mix the egg yolks, salt, sugar, mustard.Whisking, add 1 spoonful of vinegar.
  2. Continuing to whisk, begin to pour vegetable oil.Do this very slowly to knead the mass well.
  3. Pour about half of the volume of oil and vinegar, add a second.
  4. Continue to add oil (you can do it a little more daring).
  5. When all the oil is used, to shift the finished sauce in a glass bowl, cover zakroyke and put a couple of hours in the refrigerator.

6 secrets of how to make homemade mayonnaise properly

  • Prepare the ingredients in advance , they should be at room temperature.
  • Use a blender or processor for beating on slow speed : it will greatly facilitate the task.We ate there are none, you can do a whisk, then pour the oil but first you need to mix just a drop.
  • Instead of vinegar, you can use lemon juice.
  • to mayonnaise was not bitter, do not use olive oil, and sunflower oil.Or connect 1 part olive oil to 5 parts of sunflower.
  • If a thick sauce, add a couple tablespoons of warm water and whisk again.
  • If in the process of whipping the mass of curled, take a clean bowl, put it in 1 egg yolk.And whisking, slowly enter the failed mass, then continue to pour the remaining oil.

Recipe lean mayonnaise

can prepare homemade mayonnaise without eggs in the post or to reduce calories.Not the best would be to use it in milk, as dairy products are forbidden during Lent.It can be replaced with vegetable broth.

you will need:

  1. half a cup of vegetable broth (from onions, carrots, celery, parsley root, mushrooms - all vegetables, at your discretion),
  2. 1 tablespoon of starch,
  3. half a cup of vegetable oil,
  4. polchaynoyspoons of sugar, a little salt,
  5. half a spoon of mustard,
  6. 1 teaspoon of lemon juice.


  • At half-finished vegetable broth to dissolve the starch.
  • other half of the broth boil, pour into it a lot of starch.Mix until thick, remove from heat, cool.
  • resulting jelly to shift into a deep bowl.Add sugar, salt, mustard, lemon juice.Beat blender or whisk.
  • Continuing to whisk, add oil in a thin stream.
  • low-calorie mayonnaise at home is ready!

New tastes familiar sauce

beauty home sauce is not only his natural and safe.But it is also possible to make a new and original taste.For this purpose, other ingredients can be added to it.

  • greens (dill, parsley, basil) - give the sauce a green color and delicate flavor.It goes well with fish dishes.
  • spices (ginger, coriander, garlic) - create piquancy (sweetish or spicy), perfectly accentuate the taste of meat dishes or crisp toast.
  • Olives - will add a bright Mediterranean flavors , combine perfectly with seafood.
  • Cheese - will make the taste more profound and dairy , that goes well with vegetable dishes and all the favorite potato.

As you can see, the preparation of the mayonnaise at home does not cause difficulties.And the result and giving new flavors will be a real discovery for you and your loved ones!

Video recipes homemade mayonnaise