How to make mayonnaise

Homemade mayonnaise is surprisingly simple to make. Using the everyday ingredients eggs, vinegar, mustard and oil, discover how to make your own mayo.

Points to remember

  • Place egg yolks, vinegar, mustard and then oil into a tall jug.
  • Place stick blender at bottom of jug. Blend for 10 seconds, then draw the blender up and push any remaining oil into the emulsion.
  • Repeat this a couple of times until you have a thick mayonnaise. Season with salt and lemon juice.