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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  • Leftover Texas brisket chilli 2 days ago After negotiating the wildness of the Sheikh Zayed Road, heaving home over seven and a half kilos of beef, then cooking it over flame and wood, I felt like a brave hunter-gathering, early homosapian. Ok, I drove in a Pajero and used a gas barbecue with wood chippings, but give a girl her warrior...
  • How to cook Texas-style brisket on a gas barbecue 1 week ago It’s mid-week, you are working all day, you’ve got a group of friends coming round for a barbecue in the evening. What do you cook? Something tried and tested? Some pre-prepared kebabs from the supermarket? Or do you browse through your cookbooks and find a recipe that not only needs a smoker...
  • What makes a good vegan cookbook? 1 week ago Veggie teen has decided to do one month on, one month off, being vegan. I’m supporting her decision, in fact veganism is something I have thought about myself as the choices for ethically raised meat and dairy become more scarce (see below*). I found the first month quite tough in catering terms...
  • Visiting Dubai? Top tips on what to do before you travel 3 weeks ago Planning a trip to Dubai? We’ve welcomed scores of visitors to stay since we moved to the U.A.E. in 2000 and here’s the checklist I send them. Some knowledge we’ve gained through living here could be so handy for new travelers to Dubai. Whether your trip is for business or pleasure, here’s...
  • The calm after the storm - in my kitchen 3 weeks ago Here’s what’s in my kitchen at the beginning of April (take a closer look and read the captions by clicking on an individual image, use the arrows to navigate). March was wonderful but a bit crazy. I can’t believe that the Emirates Festival of Literature, Art Dubai, Taste of Dubai, Dubai... 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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