Custard: No ‘trifling’ matter


No ‘trifling’ matter

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Ah custard that most British of sweet treats. Whether poured over a steaming Sticky Toffee Pudding, piped into a chocolate éclair, baked into a delicate tart or even eaten in a bowl on its own  – custard is undeniably versatile and delicious.

However the humble custard is not without its related controversies.

Who can forget the so-dubbed #custardgate, when in season 4 of the Great British Bake Off, Howard’s custard was mistakenly removed from the fridge and used by fellow contestant Deborah, forcing him and his trifle to have to make do with Deborah’s (comparably inferior) custard?

Or the classic custard-pie-to-the-face (or ‘pie-ing’) popularised by slapstick comedian Fred Karno in the British music hall scene of the late 1800s.

American comedic duo Laurel and Hardy hold the record for ‘largest number of custard pies thrown in a film’, having hurled 3000 in the 1921 film Battle of the Century.

The tradition of pie-ing lives on in the UK with the World Custard Pie Throwing Championship taking place each year in Kent.

a bowl of custard

With the Christmas season fast approaching and trifle bowls being dug out and dusted off across the nation – now is probably a good time to tell you that Parsley Box is offering its delicious Vanilla Custard pouches at 20% off – just 79p per pouch.

Vanilla flavoured custard made with British double cream and vanilla seeds, our custard is sure to hit the spot – whether that’s in your belly or on your face.

Order your Parsley Box Vanilla Custard today

Just 79p!