Monday, July 03, 2006

Aioli

To use up some of that garlic I roasted yesterday, and to go on tomorrow's burgers, I made some Aioli (from the Provencal verb "aioler" meaning "to charge Americans more for mayonnaise"). I made it with egg yolks, sea salt, pepper, paprika, mustard powder, lemon juice, roasted garlic, a bit of olive oil and a crapload of canola oil. Here's the result:

After furious hand whisking for a while, the aioli started to get thick and I switched over to an electric beater...this also illustrates my desperate need for an apron or something...as demonstrated by my shirt:

1 comment:

starchmouse said...

those united airlines bowls are just so goddamn useful. as are those little salt/pepper/condiment dishes.