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You're Only Allowed To Eat Mayo If You Get 5/7 In This Quiz

Do you know the difference between mayonnaise and hollandaise?

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  1. What are the three main ingredients in mayonnaise?
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    Egg white, lime juice, oil
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    Egg yolk, lemon juice, oil
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    Eggs, butter, vinegar
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    Eggs, lemon juice, butter
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    Wrong!

    Egg yolk, lemon juice, and oil.

    Plus mustard and seasoning.

  2. What is the difference between mayonnaise and hollandaise?
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    One uses oil, the other uses butter
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    One has herbs, the other doesn't
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    One can be stored in the fridge, the other can't
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    One can be eaten cold, the other can't
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    Hollandaise uses egg yolk and butter; mayo uses egg yolk and oil.

  3. What is aioli?
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    A garlic mayonnaise
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    A herb mayonnaise
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    A type of hollandaise
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    A type of low-calorie mayonnaise
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    Wrong!

    Aioli has fresh garlic incorporated into a mayo mixture.

  4. What has gone wrong here?

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    The cook added oil too quickly
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    The mayo got too hot and the eggs cooked
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    The cook used too much mustard
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    The cook used too much lemon juice
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    The mayo split! This can happen if you add the oil too quickly or don't whisk in the ingredients properly.

  5. OK, you know what's gone wrong – how will you fix it?

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    Add some more oil
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    Add some more lemon juice
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    Add some water
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    Keep whisking
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    Wrong!

    Just add a teaspoon of water and whisk it in.

  6. What country uses mayonnaise on their french fries?
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    England
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    The Netherlands
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    Spain
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    Poland
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    The Netherlands!

  7. How many calories does mayonnaise have per tablespoon?
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    34
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    64
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    94
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    124
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    Wrong!

    94!

CORRECTION

Question #7 asks how many calories are in a tablespoon of mayonnaise. A previous version mistakenly asked for the number of calories in a teaspoon.

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