73 Eton Mess (Hot Sugar Meringues)

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The Chefs' Knowledge: The modern culinary repertoire

By Chandos Elletson

Published 2022

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This now famous summer dessert was created at the famous Eton College school near Windsor but has since been transformed into all sorts of varying concoctions. Like many dishes of its type the original is best and this is simply a mixture of meringue, cream and strawberries. The quantities are not important — The secret to Eton Mess are the individual ingredients and how they are made.

The Strawberries

These need to be ripe. You will know when you cut a strawberry ope