VG, GF, SF
Hand Blender Recipe
salt and pepper to taste
1/4 tsp unbuffered vitamin C powder
fresh squeezed lemon juice
3/4 - 1 cup oil
Put all the ingredients into a bowl (or
beaker provided with hand blender). Introduce the hand blender to base of the bowl, switch
it on and slowly move it up and down until the oil emulsifies.
"If you don't have a problem with
eggs, this vinegar-free mayonnaise has a better consistency than the eggless version I posted a couple of years ago. I personally
have some concerns about using raw eggs in this way. Therefore, when I make this recipe I
use only fresh organic eggs and wash them well. I added the unbuffered
vitamin C powder to help preserve the mayonnaise though it should still be
used up quickly.
As far as flavour goes. . . it could
have been a little more lemon-y. Adding more lemon juice might compromise the texture so
perhaps next time I'll add some natural lemon flavouring to enhance the mayonnaise.
This recipe was designed for a
hand blender but it might work in a regular blender. Although I have not tried it this way,
the standard method for making mayonnaise in a regular blender involves bringing all
ingredients to room temperature, blending together everything except the oil, and then
slowly drizzling the oil through the hole in the lid, until the mayonnaise reaches the
Robin Russell, Webmaster
Recipe published: Spring, 2002
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