Aioli (Garlic Mayonnaise)
2 to 4 garlic cloves, minced
2 egg yolks
1/2 tsp salt
freshly ground pepper to taste
2 cups olive oil
Place garlic in mixing bowl and add egg yolks, salt and pepper. Beat rapidly with wire whisk or rotary beater.
Gradually add oil, while beating. Add it drop by drop at first and then in a gradually increasing amount as the mixture thickens. Chill.
This is fine as a dip for raw vegetables. It can also be served with steamed fish, fresh cod in particular.