Mayonnaise is a thick, creamy condiment made from oil, eggs, and vinegar. It is a versatile ingredient that can be used in a variety of dishes, from sandwiches and salads to dips and sauces. The exact origins of mayonnaise are unknown, but it is thought to have originated in Spain or France in the 18th century. The word mayonnaise comes from the French word mayonnaise, which means from Mahon. Mahon is a city on the French island of Minorca, and it is believed that mayonnaise was first made there. A food custom cursor with Mayonnaise.