April 20, 2013
Who is the genius who first thought of whisking up egg whites and sugar? I can't get over the magic of it. But read classic recipe books on how to whip up meringues and it could put you off for life. They make it sound so scary. You'd think that if everything isn't cleaner than a surgeon's knife or the sugar doesn't go in at the right angle, the whole thing will turn out a disaster. Well, I'm not that precise, and generally quite relaxed about this sort of thing, and my egg whites whisk up fine.
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