It is known as Mayonnaise or mayonnaise yet dressing that is made by beating egg Y oil. The term comes from the French word mayonnaise.

MayonnaiseMayonnaise is a cold sauce what is being prepared emulsifying its ingredients. Besides of egg and the oil that is beaten, the usual thing is that it is incorporated lemon juice Y Salt.

The origins of mayonnaise lie in Spain. The name of this dressing, in fact, would be linked to Mahon, a city from the island of Minorca.

In the Spanish territory, and also in countries like France and ItalyIt is common for mayonnaise to continue to be prepared in an artisanal way to season fish and vegetables. However, the mayonnaise that is most consumed worldwide is that produced industrially, usually intended for seasoning burgers, hot dogs (hot dogs or hot dogs) and others fast foods.

The potato chips, the sandwiches and the salads they are also often seasoned with mayonnaise. Even other dishes can contain mayonnaise, since its use basically depends on the taste of the consumer.

It is important to note that, in the case of homemade or artisan mayonnaise, the sauce may contain bacteria of the genre salmonella that cause the disease known as salmonellosis. This is because raw eggs are used, which could be contaminated. Industrial mayonnaise does not cause this problem because it uses the pasteurization of eggs, although their high fat content can contribute to an excessive increase in cholesterol and, consequently, the risk of suffering from cardiovascular disorders.