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The Times Calendar Cookbook

By Katie Stewart

Published 1977

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Never use eggs that are cold from the refrigerator. Bring out the number required and allow them to come up to room temperature before using in a recipe. Egg whites in particular whisk up to a better volume when at room temperature.


Meringue toppings A meringue mixture used to decorate a pudding or pie should be made using 40–50 g(1½–2 oz) castor sugar per egg white.

A pudding served hot from the oven will require