My Custard Pie

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My Custard Pie
(by Sally) Honest food, fresh ingredients and a slice of life in Dubai
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  • Too busy to be in my kitchen... 5 days ago …well actually that’s not strictly true. But life’s for living right? And cooking, and travel, eating out, eating in, making food for friends over Eid and popping out for a few gorgeous gourmet events. I’ve jotted down so many notes, half-written posts, my head is churning with ideas – I...
  • Gin my kitchen 1 month ago Unpacking is a tedious chore so it’s essential to have some goodies stashed away to make putting away the rest of the stuff bearable. I’m back in my own kitchen after six wonderful and frantic weeks away. Wonderful food, good company with friends and family; striding up hill and down dale amid...
  • Precious Palmyra 2 months ago My camera was old, a sandstorm cloaked the stones; this lends an ethereal nature to these images of ancient city of Palmyra in Syria. It’s hard to evoke the scale of the place which includes temples, a theatre and an extensive burial site with over fifty tombs. While you can wait in the queue for...
  • Victoria sandwich cake family recipe 2 months ago “It’s a sandwich cake. A sponge cake is made in a totally different way.” That’s the sound of my Mother in law getting cross at the telly when yet another cookery programme calls this British classic a ‘Victoria sponge’. “Oh looks so good.” “I need this in my life.” “Wow! And...
  • Get the party started with a visit to the ice factory 3 months ago Having a group of friends over for a gathering or dinner, one thing is always on our list – ‘buy ice’. Dubai temperatures mean that a large cool box (in Australian an ‘esky’, in New Zealand a ‘chilly bin’) is filled with chipped ice and a load of beers and soft drinks. Drinkable ice... Featured Expat Blog Badge:

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Website Reviews » There are 10 reviews on My Custard Pie

13:22 PM October 21, 2012

A beautifully photographed and always-thoughtful discussion of life and food in Dubai -- and, sometimes, in Britain.

Louise Brunton
14:25 PM October 22, 2012

Always love My Custard Pie. It is a very well written blog giving a great insight on all things foodie in Dubai - always feel a bit hungry after reading it!

09:28 AM October 23, 2012

My absolute favorite blog in the UAE. I love Sally's work....she is a true foodie and a very eloquent one too!

Arva Ahmed
19:33 PM October 24, 2012

Her quality of writing, level of research and thought put into each article, unassuming and personal voice, and extreme passion for quality food and especially ingredients - all of those make her stand apart from the rest of the local blogosphere. When I read her blog, I often feel like she's thrown open the door to her home and invited me in. That level of personal connection with a reader is rare, and for that, I truly think she deserves to win.

07:25 AM October 26, 2012

What can I say? when I grow up I want to be Sally :)

Ginger And Scotch
07:04 AM October 31, 2012

Sally's writing is a joy to read and her passion for wholesome organic food is inspiring.

Tara Rogers
14:08 PM November 07, 2012

If I could give this blog 6 stars I would! By far my favourite foodie blog - beautiful photography and wonderfully inspiring and evocative words that seduce you into trying every recipe. Sally is a talent extraordinaire!

18:06 PM November 07, 2012

I love Sally's writing, the photographs, the recipes. There's a feeling of freshness in her blog. Each post reflects what her blog proposes - honest food, fresh ingredients!

Marta´s Kitchen
09:35 AM December 04, 2012

Sally´s blog is not only beautiful, but also honest. She makes us feel like we are all part of it!

10:10 AM December 04, 2012

Sally Prosser's site My Custard Pie brings together the best in ExPat blogging since it combines and integrates both local (Dubai and United Emirates Region) and international gourmet news, workshops, reviews, local fairs and produce and much much more. Having lived in Dubai for 12 years - Sally knows expat family life in and out and her readers and the region profit from it. Her posts are fun, her photographs are wonderful and her regional suggestions a good recoomendation for the visitors. She has also done much to assist and unite food bloggers throughout the region with her work on Fooderati Arabia for which ishe s also to be congratulated. She is an inspiration to me!

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