Wintry Cranberry Meringue Roulade

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Amber & Rye: A Baltic food journey

By Zuza Zak

Published 2021

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In days of old, dried cranberries used to be popular with Baltic sailors, who ate them to prevent scurvy when they were at sea for long periods of time. I could imagine hearty sailors gnawing on salt cod, but cranberries came as a bit of a surprise to me!

In modern-day Latvia I saw ground dried cranberries sprinkled on top of meringues, and so I have used them to create this wintry roulade that’s perfect for the Christmas table. Adding some bright red cranberries to the cream gives