Category Archives: meringues

Tachbrook Street, 13th January 2011

Our 2nd week on the up and coming Pimlico market. Great community around here and they like our spelt soda bread and eccles cakes. Yum! :-)

January – February Puddings

 

IMG-20110112-00146, originally uploaded by cherry pippin.

Bread Pudding and Butterscotch Sauce – £22 – 14 portions
Eccles Cakes – £1.60 each
Vanilla Cheesecake – £20 – 14 portions
Baked Cheesecake – £20 – 14 portions
Rice Pudding and Prunes – £14 – 10 portions
Jam Roly Poly – £14 – 10 portions
Spotted Dick – £14 – 10 portions
Bakewell or Apple/Pear and Almond Tarts – £18 – 12 portions
Marmalade Bread and Butter Pudding – £18 – 12 portions
Lardy Cake – £18 – 12 portions
Profiteroles and Hot Chocolate Sauce – £20 – 12 portions
Sticky Date Pudding – £18 – 12 portions
Chocolate Ganache Cake – £24 – 11 portions
Custard Tart (with Poached Quince) – £20(25) – 12 portions
Rhubarb, Custard and Almond Tart – £22 – 12 portions
Brigade Pudding – £18 – 12 portions
Lemon Tart – £20 – 12 portions
Treacle Tart – £18 – 12 portions
Meringues – £20 – 20 portions

November pudding price list

 

IMG00872-20101104-1537, originally uploaded by cherry pippin.

Possiblities for November Puddings

Bread Pudding and Butterscotch Sauce – £22 – 14 portions
Vanilla Cheesecake – £20 – 14 portions
Baked Cheesecake – £20  – 14 portions
Rice Pudding and Prunes – £14 – 10 portions
Jam Roly Poly – £14 – 10 portions
Spotted Dick – £14 – 10 portions
Bakewell or Quince/Apple/Pear and Almond Tarts – £18 – 14 portions
Burnt Creams – £18 – 12 portions
Baked Caramel Custards – £18 – 12 portions
Bread and Butter Pudding – £16 – 12 portions
Lardy Cake  – £18 – 12 portions
Profiteroles and Hot Chocolate Sauce – £20 – 12 portions
Trifle – £22 – 12 portions
Steamed Treacle/Jam Sponge – £16 – 12 portions
Sticky Date Pudding – £18 – 12 portions
Chocolate Ganache Cake – £24 – 11 portions
Custard Tart (with Poached Quince) – £20(25) – 14 portions
Apple/Quince Pie – £18 – 14 portions
Chocolate and Hazelnut Meille Fuielle – £25 – 12 portions
Hot Chocolate Pudding – £26 – 12 portions
Brigade Pudding – £18 – 12 portions
Lemon Tart – £18 – 12 portions
Treacle Tart – £18 – 14 portions
Meringues – £20 – 20 portions

And for Christmas there’s mince pies – £15 – 12 portions

little lemon meringue pies

I used to love making these beauties at St. John to put on the sales counter as a little bonus when we had time. Their rich buttery lemon curd centre is contrasted deliciously by the torched meringue peaks on top. These have a minimum order of 6.

Prices: £10 for 6; £18 for 12

meringues

berry meringues, originally uploaded by cherry pippin. 

When we ran our market stall these were one of our best-sellers. People all over the world have their own version of meringues. It seems that every culture appreciates the fantastic result you get when you whisk air into egg whites and add lots of sugar.

Cherry pippin’s meringues at their simplest are light and fluffy and just off pure white. The exterior, crisp and yielding, the centre soft and chewy.

During the summer we would go fruit picking in Kent, Berkshire or Buckinghamshire and had lots of fruits in abundance which we pureed up to mix in with the meringue before cooking. I think my favourite was red berries including the lesser-known tayberry as they turn a beautiful deep pinky red as they cook. But many fruits worked with success, including raspberries, damsons and blackcurrants.

I also think that nuts sprinkled on meringues work incredibly well, my favourites being chopped pistachios or flaked almonds.

Prices are:

plain meringues £5 for 5;£9 for 10; £16 for 20.

berry or nut meringues £6 for 5; £11 for 10; £20 for 20.