Stella's Famous Hamburger

The Mayonnaise

Ingredients for 5 to 6 burgers

Yoke of an egg

Dijon mustard 1 soup spoon

Olive oil 1 cup

Sea salt crushed 1/8 of a teaspoon

Pepper from mill to taste

Wine vinegar 1 teaspoon

The Steps

In a salad bowl, place the egg yoke and add the mustard. With a whip beat the mixture with a rotation movement. Add the rest of the dripping oil in a filet. Continue until all the oil is well incorporated to the mixture. Add salt and pepper. Add the vinaigrette at the last moment. The finish: All ingredients have to be at room temperature; you can add lemon juice, curry, etc… The mayonnaise can be kept refrigerated for up to 48 hours.

Burger Buns

Your homemade burger will add the upper class to your burger.

Prep time: 50 minutes — Cooking time: 15 minutes

  • Ingredients for 8 buns
  • 1/2 lb of flour
  • 1 teaspoon of yeast
  • finely crushed seal salt 1/2 teaspoon
  • 1 glass of warm water
  • 1 bottle of skimmed milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 oz of butter
  • Sesame grains


  • In the mixer bowl, mix yeast in the milk until well dissolved.
  • Temperature of the milk is crucial not to kill the yeast
  • Add the flour to the mixture well incorporated.
  • Add salt and the egg.
  • Mix well with the help of the hook of your mixer for 3 minutes; make a ball with the dough.
  • Leave in a bowl, cover with a cloth to raise for 2 hours
  • On your working-table divide the dough in 8 smaller balls
  • Cook the balls on sulfurized paper, press each ball slightly to flatten, cover with cloth
  • Leave to raise for 1h30
  • Preheat the oven to 250 degrees
  • With the yolk and mixed with water, brush the buns
  • Cook for 15 minutes the buns must be golden

The Meat

  • Grounded chuck meat
  • Homemade Mayonnaise
  • ketchup
  • Dijon Mustard
  • S & P to taste
  • Red onion sliced and sauté
  • Lettuce leave
  • Homemade buns
  • Cheddar cheese
  • Swiss cheese
  • Relish
  • Thousand Island dressing
  • Dried provencal herbs


  • Mix the ground meat with the provencal herbs and the egg.
  • Cook the meat paddies to medium well.
  • Toast the buns
  • Build the Hamburger, spread the 1000 dressing on the bottom bun,
  • Add a slice of lettuce,
  • Place the meat paddies
  • Add a slice of cheddar cheese,
  • a slice of Swiss cheese,
  • Add the sauteed onion,
  • one more piece of lettuce,
  • spread the other side of the bun with the Dijon mustard, top the burger.
  • Serve with French fries.

1000 Island Dressing

  • 2 tablespoons of Ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons of Mayonaise
  • 1 large soup spoon of Capers
  • 1 onion minced
  • 1 teaspoon of lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika


Mix all the ingredients in your mixer, then keep in a closed container. Will stay in the refrigerator for 3 to 4 days

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