A flavour sensation! The olive oil, Dijon mustard, garlic, lemon and basil work together in a glorious harmony that is much more than the sum of its parts, from ingredients that are fresh, whole, nutritious, identifiable and minimal. And delicious!
When you go to all the effort to make a condiment from scratch, you want it to have some legs. It should last at least a few weeks; even better a couple of months. Let me introduce you to the art of culturing.
The vegan mayo was a happy accident. I was trying to make a different version of home-made margarine last year, tried agar agar instead of lecithin, and ended up with creamy, fluffy, cholesterol-free and salmonella-free mayo.