Christmas Mess

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British Seasonal Food

By Mark Hix

Published 2008

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Cranberries, in the form of a sauce or jelly, are synonymous with Christmas dinner, though these tart red berries are worthy of more than being just an adjunct to the turkey. Like chestnuts, they lend themselves to a host of savoury dishes and interesting desserts, such as this lovely meringue concoction, which is loosely based on an Italian monte bianco.

You don’t need to go to the trouble of making fresh meringues unless you really want to, there are plenty of good ready-ma