Homemade mayonnaise – use with sambel oelek and Pia’s fish soup recipe.

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Homemade mayonnaise – use with sambel oelek and Pia’s fish soup recipe.


Recipe submitted by: Pia Wiesen ( Visit Website )


  • 2 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • Salt and pepper
  • 3 tbsp white wine vinegar
  • 2 eggs, plus 1 egg yolk
  • 1 ½ cups olive oil


  1. Place mustard, salt and pepper, vinegar and eggs in a blender.
  2. With the machine running, slowly pour in the oil through the top.
  3. Can be stored in refrigerator for two to three days.

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In her book, Journey to the Three Little Lands, Pia shares how simple old country cooking can be. Learn her techniques and make cooking delicious meals simple!

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1 Comment

  1. Excellent soup !! always mine & my daughters’ favorite..I make it all the time. I call it shrimp soup as that is what I end up using most of the time
    So elegant and simple. ????????

    Gayle Mansell from Whistler, BC on Oct 6, 2023 at 8:04 pm | Reply

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