A Floating Island

Scots Fashion

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By F. Marian McNeill

Published 2015

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‘And for a Floating Island, or a Hedgehog, we could never pretend to ony sic grandery at the Cleikum.’—Meg Dods, in the Annals of the Cleikum Club.


  • eggs
  • quince
  • raspberry or red currant jelly
  • cream
  • wine
  • sugar


Three spoonfuls of guava quince, or raspberry or red currant jelly and the whites of as many eggs; beat them together one way till the spoon will stand erect; pile it upon cream beaten up with wine and sugar and a little grated lemon peel.