Aioli is a French sauce made by mixing lemon, eggs, garlic, and olive oil into a smooth, creamy mixture resembling mayonnaise.
Description: A mayonnaise made with crushed garlic pounded with hard boiled egg yolks and mashed potatoes, sometimes with breadcrumbs added. It is an essential accompaniment to bourride, and often served with salt cod, hard boiled eggs, boiled snails and vegetables. A speciality of ProvenÃ§e.
Most frequent country: Widespread
Most frequent region: ProvenÃ§e
Also known as: ailloli, beurre de ProvenÃ§e
See places: French food and cuisine, ProvenÃ§e
See foods and dishes: ail, mayonnaise, rouille
Aioli is referring to a garlic mayonnaise, popular in Provencal cuisine.
List of books: Aioli