Garlic & herb mayonnaise







Cook Time

00-00 Min


  • 1 garlic clove, crushed with salt
  • 250g/9oz mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh chives
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Combine the crushed garlic with the mayonnaise and the remaining ingredients.
  • Mix well and chill before serving. This mayonnaise is best used quickly because of the fresh herbs.


When making Garlic & Herb mayonnaise, consider the following precautions:
  1. Hygiene Matters:
    • Ensure a clean cooking environment.
    • Wash hands thoroughly before handling ingredients.
  2. Fresh Ingredients:
    • Use fresh garlic and herbs for optimal flavor.
    • Check the expiration date of eggs and other perishables.
  3. Pasteurized Eggs:
    • To minimize the risk of foodborne illness, use pasteurized eggs.
  4. Food Allergies:
    • Be aware of any allergies to garlic or specific herbs.
    • Clearly label the finished product if sharing.
  5. Refrigeration:
    • Refrigerate the mayonnaise promptly to prevent spoilage.
    • Consume within a reasonable timeframe.
  6. Equipment Cleanliness:
    • Ensure all utensils and equipment are thoroughly cleaned before use.
  7. Moderation with Garlic:
    • Garlic can be strong; start with a moderate amount and adjust to taste.
    • Consider the preferences of those consuming the mayonnaise.
  8. Consistency Check:
    • Pay attention to the mayonnaise’s texture; it should be smooth and creamy.
    • Adjust the amount of oil or other ingredients as needed.
  9. Storage Conditions:
    • Store in an airtight container to maintain freshness.
    • Avoid exposure to direct sunlight or heat.
  10. Taste Testing:
    • Regularly taste and adjust the seasoning as you mix.
    • This ensures the final product meets your flavor preferences.
Remember to follow these precautions to ensure a safe and delicious homemade Garlic & Herb mayonnaise.



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