Mayonnaise is a water-oil emulsion with eggs.
1- Oil. At a low temperature ( 7-8ºC) if possible
2- Water. With previously dissolved sugar
3- Vinegar. With previously dissolved salt and lemon juice
4- Eggs. At about 4ºC
The ingredients mentioned before are for the production of an ordinary type of mayonnaise.
On the market other types of sauces based on the mayonnaise can also be found:
. Cocktail sauce. Tomato and any type of liquor like cognac is added.
. Mayonnaise with olive oil, with approximately about 1% of olive oil added.
. Mayonnaise with garlic or other seasonings. These powdered ingredients are added into the water or oil phase before its preparation.