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A useful recipe for any vegan cook, this Happy Pear Mayo is made with dairy-free ingredients resulting in a deliciously creamy mayonnaise that is simple and easy to prepare.

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This is a creamy, fatty mayo – very like the ‘real’ thing! It’s easy and makes most things taste great. It goes brill with burgers or in any sandwich!

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2 cloves of garlic
300ml soya milk
3 tbsp lemon juice
¾ tsp salt
¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
1½ tbsp Dijon mustard
300ml olive oil

Essential kit

You will need: a blender.


Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F/gas mark 4.

Put the garlic cloves (in their skins) on a baking tray and roast for 10 minutes, until soft.

Squeeze the garlic cloves out of their skins into a blender, along with all the other ingredients except the olive oil and blend for 1 minute. Then, keeping the blender running, slowly add the oil until the mix emulsifies.

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From the book: The World of The Happy Pear

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