Today for the first time, I tested classic egg mayonnaise. All I can say that it smelled strongly like yeast!
Is there a way to get rid of that smell? Do mayonnaise in general have that smell?
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The strongest smells in mayonnaise should be vinegar and egg. There shouldn't be any yeast, and therefore any yeast smell, so that is a bit concerning. I am not sure what might imitate a yeast smell.
I don't know how to counter the smell since I am not sure what the origination of the smell is. Does it taste okay? Is the texture okay? I do find that homemade and store brand mayonnaises have pretty different smells in general.
In my experience, mayonnaise smells like mayonnaise. I can't distinguish store bought from homemade by smell. It should be smelling more like vinegar, so maybe the brand you are using has a yeasty component.