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I am a mother of eight and grandmother of three who loves to make and create. Rosemary Hill is the name of our home where we live, work, learn and create together

Tuesday, 14 September 2010

I can cook. I just don't do it very often.

Pink meringues, made by my own fair hand. (Using my sunbeam mixmaster if you want to get technical!)
  • Three egg whites
  • One cup of sugar
  • One teaspoon of vanilla
Sometimes I put cornflour in too, and sometimes I don't. This time I put some red food colouring in and no cornflour. That's cause my Mum might have eaten some of these and she has celiacs disease and can't do gluten. I know that true "corn"flour doesn't have gluten, but very often cornflour is wheaten cornflour which does have gluten. So just to be sure I omit it altogether. Oh. And I never ever just make a single batch of anything. (See the profile. Eight children. Two grandchildren. I cook for crowds.) When I make meringues I use 9 eggs.

This week seems to be rocketing by with very little productivity on my part. I noticed Picklesticks has just posted a free tote pattern with tutorial on her blog. Miss 13 made herself a new pencil case. So my kids have been productive! I have just been out of sorts I guess and haven't done anything. We did find out today that our application for a stall at the MarionLIFE market in October was successful. So, I will have to get out of this funk and sew something I think!!!


Quilting in My Pyjamas said...

The meringues look fabulous, so when you DO cook obviously you do a bang up job.

Sometimes you have to let someone else be creative for a while. You're obviously germinating some creative ideas this week - thinking rather than doing.

Have a great rest of the week.

Mary said...

those pink meringues look beautiful! They make me want one and I hate meringue! :O)

Chookyblue...... said...

maybe I could make some today............I have heaps of eggs.........and they don't take very long to cook.........

joeyp said...

i loved eating your Pink meringues!

Pip at Rest is not idleness said...

Eek October, that is just around the corner. Your meringues look really pretty, quite spring like.

Louise said...

Really lovely meringues. I like eating them with thick cream. It must have been a very large omelette you had the next day! x

dutch sisters said...

These meringues look great. Thanks for the recipe Kris, I love to try this soon! groeten, Corry