Recipe: Rouille

Updated: Dec 27, 2011, 10:06 AM IST

Enjoy this classic French garlic mayonnaise dip with crackers or fish soup.

Ingredients :

3 egg yolks
1/4 teaspoon of mustard
4 garlic cloves, chopped
1 tsp white wine
1 tsp saffron
1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
1 1/2 cups of olive oil
1 tsp lemon juice
Salt (as per taste)

Procedure :

Place the egg yolks, mustard, and garlic in a food processor and blend all the ingredients until it turns into a puree.

Add the olive oil to the puree while still blending, until you have a thick and smooth texture. Place the saffron in the warm white wine and add to the mixture.

Transfer the puree to a serving bowl and taste, season with some salt and 1 tablespoon of lemon juice.

Serve as a dip with crackers or it can accompany French fish soup.