Welcome to ‘My Custard Pie’.I’m Sally Prosser, food and travel blogger, a keen eater of good food and for me that’s about using the best, freshest, tastiest ingredients cooked from scratch. Draw up a chair at my kitchen table, come with me to the market, consider difficult choices about food (especially when you live in a desert) and share my cheese obsessions.
Email. Is it the scourge of our modern world? When did ‘inbox zero’ become that longed for thing that’s as rare as a unicorn? I spend a few minutes of every day unsubscribing from lists, resentfully, that have added me without permission or deleting crap that won’t let me escape their self-promoting drivel. So if […]
Can you walk past a second-hand book shop without going in? I certainly can’t, and I generally leave with an ancient, well-thumbed cookbook in hand. These days ‘ancient’ means pre-1980’s and I’m drawn to those with lurid, colour plates of weirdly jellied concoctions or domed things with whipped cream, garnishes of rose radishes, and recipes […]
The endless swathe of water gleamed gold as the sun dipped into the horizon, slender rays reflected bright spots on the brassy instruments of the jazz band, while my glass of wine sparkled with a rosy glow. This was a ‘pinch me’ moment. Montreux is an elegant town on the edge of Lake Geneva (Lac […]