This happened to be the best pavlova I've made so far - that might partially be because I've made so many now that I actually feel like I know what I'm doing.
This pavlova is light and refreshing, airy but creamy at the same time. It's the ideal picnic dessert - it's the ideal picnic meal.
In black tea drinking culture, milk and sugar are important elements. I'll get into sugar eventually, but for now let's focus on milk.
Earl Grey is an odd kind of beast. Most Americans would probably name it, if asked to talk about tea. It's a standard black tea, usually made with Assam, and flavored with bergamot.
When I was about six, I discovered honey.
So it's a new year again, and although January first means nothing in terms of the earth actually circling the sun, I suppose two thousand or so years of tradition count for something.