Why does it always have to be lemon meringue pie?


It’s always lemon meringue pie, why is it always lemon meringue pie? Don’t get me wrong, I love lemon meringue pie to bits.

I’m not as obsessive as Nigel Slater and his step mother in Toast (brilliantly depicted by Helena Bonham Carter and Freddie Highmore) who memorably pitted themselves against each other making magnificent [Read on...]

Raspberry quark “mess”

quark raspberry mess

Those little tubs of dry meringues you get in the supermarket can come in very handy. I’ll never forget wowing the mums at my son’s 1st birthday party by serving them in dishes of strawberries drizzled with molten chocolate. My sleep deprived friends with babies of their own seemed to think I was some [Read on...]

The final pudding…


It was the last thing I would ever bake. Similar to pavlova but even easier. Egg whites and sugar whipped up into meringue, popped into a blisteringly hot oven which is then promptly turned off. Never to be turned on again. [Read on...]

Recipe: rhubarb, raspberry and white chocolate pavlova

Rhubarb, Raspberry and White Chocolate Pavlova by Sarah Trivuncic, Maison Cupcake

Although not a girly girl, I do love fuschia. Baby soft shades have their place on sugared almonds but I prefer deep tones. My wardrobe is full of deep pink cardigans, t-shirts and skirts, even a pair of fuschia linen trousers. The pride of my scant make up bag is a Chanel [Read on...]

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