American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A rich sauce of crushed garlic, egg yolks, lemon juice, and olive oil.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. (Cooking) a French garlic-flavored mayonnaise. It is often served with fish and other seafood, and sometimes with vegetables.
- n. garlic mayonnaise
- From French aïoli, from Occitan aioli, from ai ("garlic") + oli ("oil"). (Wiktionary)
- Provençal : ai, garlic (from Latin allium) + oli, oil (from Latin oleum; see oil). (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Today, Buddha Dog has done away the term aioli, which means garlic mayonnaise but has become a misnomer for many flavoured varieties.”
“Anyways, back to Rudy dressed in aioli, will that be your Profiled Luncher pic?”
“The people in the south of France tend to eat green asparagus and aioli is also generally eaten in the south of France where garlic is popular.”
“As a fellow food lover and catalanophile, I had to add my two cents about the word aioli: the Catalans write it “allioli,” which literally means, garlic (all) and (i) oil (oli).”
“They make three kinds of burger at RUB: a plain burger ($6.50), a cheeseburger ($7), and the RUB burger ($7.50), topped with sautéed, not-quite-caramelized onions, cheese, crunchy pickles, and a chipotle aioli, which is one damn fine burger.”
“If you want to throw a wrench in the cogs, make a chipotle aioli, which is garlic mayonnaise and chipotle sauce.”
“Tortilla: It was drizzled in an aioli, which is a little different.”
“RUB burger ($7.50), topped with sautéed, not-quite-caramelized onions, cheese, crunchy pickles, and a chipotle aioli, which is one damn fine burger.”
“The aioli was a triumph and made a very decent partner to the venison with the scallions and rocket.”
“I am very fond of very fruity olive oil which, when used to make mayonnaise or related products such as aioli, give the resulting emulsion a strong olive oil flavor that I love.”
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