Delicious Sauces to Complete The Perfect Barbeque
Late summer nights are perfect for barbeque parties with family and friends. Sunset, great company and a beautiful table setting make the dinner even more delicious. Add a new twist to your barbeque favourites with a thick ginger mayonnaise with a lemon twist or New York Times’ hit salad dressing that works with both green salads and more filling options.
Ginger Mayonnaise with a Twist of Lemon
1 egg yolk
0,5 tsp mustard
2-3 tsp white wine vinegar
2 dl cooking oil or mild olive oil
salt and sugar to your taste
small piece of ginger
The ingredients for mayonnaise need to be room temperature.
Separate the yolk into a bowl and add white wine vinegar and mustard that help the mayonnaise to thicken up.
Take out a whisker or a hand blender. Start adding the oil drop by drop while simultaneously whisking the mixture. It is important to add the oil into the mixer slowly, if done too quickly, the mayonnaise will curdle.
Continue adding the oil slowly until the mayonnaise starts to look what it is supposed to. Add finely chopped ginger, a squeeze of lemon juice and some grated lemon peel. Add a pinch of salt and sugar. Mix well, taste and add spices if needed.
Mustard Dressing for Salad
1 large shallot, minced
2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon aged sherry vinegar, plus additional, as needed
1 tablespoon warm water
1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
1 ½ teaspoons Dijon mustard
1 ½ teaspoons whole-grain mustard
1 ½ teaspoons honey (optional)
2 sprigs thyme, washed and stripped
1 large clove garlic, finely grated
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
Place the minced shallot in a strainer and rinse with cold water. Drain the shallot and place in a bowl. Add vinegar and warm water.
Allow to sit for 2 minutes, then whisk in the oil, mustards, possible honey, thyme, garlic and a large pinch of salt. Taste and add salt and vinegar if needed.