Brain Sauce


Cervella sauce is a tasty and versatile condiment, perfect for accompanying meat or fish dishes. Made with small cervella, egg yolks, lemon, chives, capers, parsley, bay leaf, olive oil, and salt, this sauce has a delicate and fresh flavor. The cervella is boiled and then carefully mashed, and then mixed with the yolks and oil until a smooth consistency is achieved. By adding chives, parsley, capers, and lemon juice, the sauce is given a touch of freshness and acidity. Perfect for enhancing the flavor of grilled meats or grilled fish, this sauce is a great addition to any dish.

Brain Sauce

Total Time 30 minutes



  • 1. Bring a small pot of water to a boil with the bay leaf and boil the brain.
  • 2. Hard boil the eggs.
  • 3. Drain the brain, place it in a bowl and carefully mash it with a wooden spoon.
  • 4. Mix the yolks into the mixture, soften everything with enough oil to obtain a homogeneous sauce.
  • 5. Chop the spring onion, parsley, capers and add them to the sauce.
  • 6. Season with lemon juice filtered through a sieve, adjusting the quantity according to your taste.


Add a sprinkle of black pepper for an extra touch of flavor.
Author: Tips4Food
Calories: 250kcal
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