Thursday, January 29, 2009

lime aoili

what you need
2 limes
4 egg yolks
2 teaspoons seeded mustard
250mls (1 cup) light olive oil
6 garlic cloves, finely chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepper

what to do
Finely grate the rind of 1 lime, juice the fruit and measure 1 1/2 tablespoons. Place egg yolks, mustard and lime juice in a food processor bowl. With the motor running, add olive oil, pour in a slow stream until mayonnaise thickens and is well combined. Add garlic and grated lime rind and process to combine. Season to taste.
Notes & tips
A wonderfully tangy dip to serve also with fesh king prawns and hand cut potato wedges.


  1. I just loove aoili...thank you for this one...I'm going to give it a go!!!

  2. Joe, you just have to hurry up with that book! I can't keep printing your recipes out. lol

  3. as much as i would love to get the book out, it does take a long time, especially fitting it in around work, hopefully the blog will get you more interested in the book when it does come out

  4. Oh, I'm definitely interested! So is my son in law, now, so that's 2 sales! lol