Layers of whipped cream, fruit and baked mini meringues, a good Eton Mess is crunchy, toothsome, sweet and refreshing.
By Ruth Kirwan
The Eton Mess was, in the end, the perfect stepping stone to take me out of my comfort zone. It’s not too riotously difficult- I mean, we’re not making Phyllo dough from scratch here, or anything – but it was a great way for me to edge a bit out of my shell.Print
Midwestern transplant living in New York City. I live in a teeny apartment in NYC with my husband, whom I call the Big Man. I'm a food writer, recipe developer and tester, cooking school instructor, and total cheese lover. I'm happiest whenever I'm in front of a hot stove with a wooden spoon in my hand.