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 (ā-ō′lē, ī-ō′-)
A rich sauce of crushed garlic, egg yolks, lemon juice, and olive oil.

[Provençal : ai, garlic (from Latin allium; see allium) + oli, oil (from Latin oleum; see oil).]
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(aɪˈəʊlɪ; eɪ-)
(Cookery) garlic mayonnaise
[from French ail garlic]
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(aɪˈoʊ li, eɪˈoʊ-)

a garlic-flavored mayonnaise of Provence.
[1895–1900; < French aïoli < Occitan, =ai garlic (< Latin allium) + oli oil]
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- French for ai, "garlic," and oli, "oil"—mayonnaise seasoned with garlic.
See also related terms for seasoning.
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Noun1.aioli - garlic mayonnaiseaioli - garlic mayonnaise      
sauce - flavorful relish or dressing or topping served as an accompaniment to food
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Crispy fried new potatoes, smothered in a bravas sauce with just the right amount of kick and a light alioli to go with it - I'd highly recommend this dish if you're planning to eat here.
If you're feeling peckish (although you shouldn't be after lunch), Bar 44 is renowned for its tapas and dishes include air-dried smoked beef, crispy hake with alioli and capers and beetroot with goat's curd, hazelnut and fig.
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This deep fried calamari is served with alioli sauce.
Deep-fried, crunchy and delicious, there was a generous portion of squid to dip into the garlic alioli. Served with a slice of lemon and crisp salad on the side that was terrific too.
Dr Beatriz Albo, founder of Sabor De Amor, produces bottles of authentic sauces including paella, salsa, and alioli from her kitchen in Rhostyllen, Wrexham.
The speciality is jamon and tostas, open-faced toasted bread with mouthwatering toppings such as baby eels, alioli shrimps and roquefort with smoked salmon.
My last two accompaniments would be crusty bread and garlic mayo, or even alioli depending on where you are.
Tapas: patatas bravas | gambas pil pil: king prawns cooked in garlic, chilli and olive oil | crispy squid sprinkled with sea salt, served with alioli | albondigas: large pork and beef meatballs in a slow-cooked tomato sauce | signature brocheta de pollo: large skewer of chicken, pepper and onion marinated in a sticky and spicy glaze
Our two fish dishes were both superb and plentiful - irresistibly moreish Malaga style 'little squids' with red chilli, fried garlic and lemon alioli (PS6.25) plus sauted Galacian clams with jamon, garlic, fino sherry, chilli and herbs (also PS6.25).
They were glazed with ginger honey and served with a hoisin alioli dip.
Serve immediately, with the saffron rice on the side, a wedge of lemon, a little alioli and the watercress.