This is based on a recipe dating from 1542. A bowl of fresh raspberries or strawberries makes a delicious accompaniment.
These luscious meringues are wonderful with creme Chantilly and fresh fruit.
Tempering is really very simple, and although it takes a little time, it is worth the effort to achieve a really professional gloss. You will need a sugar thermometer, and…
Brioche is a lovely soft roll or loaf made from a yeast dough enriched with eggs and butter, which give it its distinctive colour and flavour.
When soft summer fruits are in season, use as an alternative to the jam.