Soft Poached Meringues

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Sepia: The Cuisine of Martin Benn

By Martin Benn

Published 2014

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  • 180 g (6⅓ oz) organic egg whites
  • 120 g (


Place the egg whites in an electric mixer bowl and whisk on medium speed until soft peaks form. Gradually add the caster sugar, in 3 batches, followed by the cornflour and vinegar. Turn up the speed to full for a few seconds to completely incorporate the egg whites and then turn off the machine.

Bring the milk and vanilla to 78°C (172°F) in a heavy-based wide-based saucepan. Whisk the m