garlic cloves, peeled
egg yolk, raw
egg yolk, cooked
fresh lemon juice, plus more
fresh lemon juice, to taste
- In a mortar, crush the garlic into a fine paste with the salt.
- Add the egg yolks and salt lightly again if needed.
- Mix in the olive oil very slowly until you obtain a smooth paste and the mixture is glossy.
- Add the lemon juice to taste and continue to mix to achieve a smooth emulsified sauce.