Many authorities believe the first batch of this mixture of Egg Yolks, Oil And Seasonings was whipped up to celebrate the 1756 French capture of Mahon (accent on the “o”), a city on the Spanish Isle of Minorca, by forces under Louis-Francois-Armad de Vignerot du Plessis, duc de Richelieu. Besides enjoying a reputation as a skillful military leader, the Duke was also widely
known as a Bon Vivant The Duke, or more likely, his personal chef, is credited with inventing this edible monument to that strategic success.
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