The Silver Spoon, Phaidon Press
• 2 egg yolks
• 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped
• scant 1/2 cup olive oil
• lemon juice, strained, to taste
• salt and pepper
Beat the egg yolks with the garlic in a bowl.
Gradually add the olive oil, as if making mayonnaise.
Season with salt, pepper and a few drops of lemon juice to taste.
This sauce can also be made in a food processor.