‘Tidy’ Eton Mess

‘Tidy’ Eton Mess

tidy eton messWhenever we need to quickly throw together a dessert in summer, Eton Mess always comes to mind. Its quick, its easy and, in summertime, there might well be most of the ingredients already in the fridge!

This is a slightly layered version which just makes it look like a little more effort has gone into it when really it just took the same 10 minutes to put together but the presentation is totally up to you.

We have assumed that you might buy the meringues (like Kirsty, not Isabel) as they are usually just the two ingredients – egg white and sugar – but make sure that you check and that they are free range eggs.

If you feel like making your own meringues then you deserve 10/10 for effort! (Says Kirsty)

We like this recipe from Nigella for basic meringue.

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'Tidy' Eton Mess
This is a different spin on a simple crowd pleasing dessert.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Prep Time 10 minutes
Servings
people
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut the strawberries in half or into thick slices if they're big. 
  2. Whip the cream until it forms soft peaks and set aside
  3. Use a large shallow dish (big enough to fit the meringues without any gaps) and layer the meringues and top it with the cream, using a spoon to spread it around.
  4. Decorate with the strawberries and chocolate chips, tidily or messy whichever you prefer!
Recipe Notes

*We used Doves Farm Organic Gluten Free Plain Chocolate Chips (140g) available at Ocado.

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Izabella Natrins

I'm here to inspire and support women at midlife and beyond to re-ignite purpose and meaning to take back control of their health and create the radical, resilient heath they want and deserve. As a whole-health expert with over 30 years experience in the field, a qualified Health and Wellness Coach and Ballymaloe-trained nutritional chef, my real food nutrition and lifestyle medicine programmes support women fighting fatigue, struggling with overwhelm, weight gain, sleep, energy and niggling or multiple diagnosed health issues. As an advocate for real food nutrition, regenerative agriculture and whole-health, my book 'The Real Food Solution' is an evidence-based treasury wisdom for energy, vitality and better health for people and planet and a call to action to change the way we grown, source and cook our food. As the CEO at The UK Health Coaches Association, I'm proud to continue the task of leading the first professional association for Health and Wellness Coaches in the world and the gold standard for the UK and Ireland.

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