Lavender-Scented Meringue with Summer Berries and Cream

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By Franck Dangereux

Published 2004

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I don’t actually like meringue on its own, because it reminds me of chalk. When I was a child I made the crucial mistake of eating some chalk – you try everything as a kid, particularly if you’re interested in food. Meringue sets my teeth on edge in the same way. But I have discovered that when meringue is cooked slightly sticky on the inside and combined with other things, such as the berries and cream in this dish, it creates a magical layer of texture that no longer has that scraping-on-