Mini Chocolate Meringue Pies – egg-free

I haven’t made many fancy puddings for a while and the girls get so fed up with dairy-free yogurts, (particularly since the flavours available are so limited), or fruit which they’re both pretty fussy about. So some tasty, pretty puds have been on my ‘to do’ list for a while. Sweet, billowy meringue makes some…

Egg-free Pavlova Revisited

A pavlova is such an iconic dessert, isn’t it? It seems to carry a big wow factor and is a suitable ending to a summer gathering. Essentially pretty simple with its sweet and marshmallowy meringue base topped with piles of whipped cream and fruit. Hardly a recipe you might say? Well I have made a lovely…

Baked Alaska

    I hadn’t thought about Baked Alaska for years and years, at least until last year’s Great British Bake Off which challenged the contestants to make one. This resulted in scandal and newspaper coverage as one contestant left another’s out of the freezer, to a sorry fate of melting on the side board. Not…

Strawberry Ripple Egg-free Meringues

I haven’t rolled out my egg-free meringue recipe for quite a while, but having seen a bag of beautiful blackcurrant meringues in the Ottolenghi window display the other day, I thought I’d do a fruity meringue too. These pretty pink mini-meringues are flavoured with freeze-dried strawberries, ground to a pink dust. The flavour is intensely ‘strawberry’….