Passionfruit floating islands with passionfruit tapioca + sugared almonds

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Appears in
Wild Weed Pie: A Lifetime of Recipes

By Janni Kyritsis and Roberta Muir

Published 2006

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Floating islands are islands of meringue in a sea of custard - they are also called snow eggs or œufs à la neige. This is an example of a relatively simple dessert, that, over the years, I have made increasingly complicated with additions of this and that. I was always fascinated as a child watching the women whisking egg whites for meringues with 2 forks - a whisk was a luxury for a small kitchen! You’ll need to start this dessert a few hours ahead of time in order to soak the tapioca. You