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Hollandaise Sauce (Recipe from Lynette MacDonald)



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Vinegar Reduction

  • 250 g white vinegar, (preferrably Tarragon vinegar)
  • 250 g white wine
  • 1 slice onion
  • 6 peppercorns
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Few sprigs of fresh Tarragon, (if unable to obtain Tarragon vinegar)

Hollandaise Sauce

  • 70 g vinegar reduction, (as above)
  • 250 g unsalted butter, melted (no warmer than room temperature)
  • 3 whole eggs
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp lemon or lime juice, (optional)
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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Recipe's preparation

    Vinegar Reduction
  1. Place all ingredients into mixing bowl

    Remove MC (measuring cup) and cook 5 - 10 min/100C/speed 1 until liquid has reduced by half

  2. Strain and store in an airtight sterilised jar until required


    Tip: there should be enough vinegar in this recipe to make about 5 batches of Hollandaise sauce.

  3. Hollandaise Sauce
  4. Melt butter, the butter should be liquid

    This can be done in the Thermomix 4 - 5min/60C/speed 1 or until melted

    Set aside (no need to wash mixing bowl)

  5. Place eggs and vinegar into mixing bowl and insert Butterfly

    Whisk 7 min/80C/speed 4

  6. Leave Butterfly in place and add salt & pepper still on speed 4

  7. Slowly pour melted butter and lemon juice onto MC so it trickles into egg mixture.

  8. Adjust seasoning and use as required.


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This recipe was lovingly brought all the way back from the French Laundry restaurant in the US by NSW Consultant Lynette MacDonald. Thanks Lynette for sharing this delicious breakfast and brunch favourite with all of our RC members!

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