Definition of mayonnaise
: a dressing made chiefly of egg yolks, vegetable oils, and vinegar or lemon juice
Recent Examples of mayonnaise from the Web
Unilever, one of the largest companies in the FTSE 100 and the producer of Colman’s mustard and Hellmann’s mayonnaise, was finally taken over by Kraft Heinz, an American firm, to form UniKraft.
To food processor, add mayonnaise, lemon zest and juice, mustard, salt, pepper and avocado.
Coleslaw: Skip the mayonnaise version and try this side dish with a Southwestern flair, including black beans for extra fiber.
There’s also lump crab salad mixed with mustard and mayonnaise with chives on small toasts, and house meatballs in tomato jus on garlic bread with Manchego cheese and ricotta curds.
As an example, Bloomfield served a canapé of deep-fried quail eggs topped with a spicy mayonnaise and citrus spritz.
Brush a thin layer of mayonnaise over both sides of the steaks.
Donkey Sauce is an aioli-like sauce made from garlic and mayonnaise, among other ingredients.
Very gradually stream in ½ cup vegetable oil (almost drop by drop), whisking constantly until mayonnaise is emulsified and thick.
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Origin and Etymology of mayonnaise
First Known Use: 1845See Words from the same year
MAYONNAISE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of mayonnaise for English Language Learners
: a thick, white sauce used especially in salads and on sandwiches and made chiefly of eggs, vegetable oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
: a food made by mixing something (such as chopped eggs) with mayonnaise
MAYONNAISE Defined for Kids
Definition of mayonnaise for Students
: a creamy dressing usually made of egg yolk, oil, and vinegar or lemon juice
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