Meringue: Musings & History

EpicureanPiranha | September 10th, 2012 - 00:34
Mousse de Mer - 1945 Purity Cookbook - recipe 02 608tf

Meringue – sensuous, billowy puffs of pale, glistening, almost ethereal matter, that melt gently on contact with the tongue to provide a wonderful sensory experience, revealing a delicate sweetness. By whom, where, and when was this magical concoction created? The facts may surprise you!

Richly Spiced Cambodian Chicken Curry

EpicureanPiranha | August 16th, 2011 - 19:20
Richly Spiced Cambodian Chicken Curry 02 TN

Warm spices and the addition of caramel, an influence that dates back to the period of the French Occupation add complexity to this delicious Cambodian curry.

Springtime Frittata & Citrus Salad

EpicureanPiranha | May 3rd, 2011 - 15:58
A Springtime Frittata w Clementine Mint Salad IV 11 TN

This meal would make a nice, light brunch for Mother’s Day. Frittata is so simple to make, and you can use many different vegetables. See my suggestions for a complete brunch ♥

Hazelnut Meringue Gateau

EpicureanPiranha | April 22nd, 2011 - 02:17
Hazelnut Meringue Gateau 37 TN

I just love meringue-based desserts! They can look and taste exquisitely refined, yet often take a minimum of effort to make compared to some elaborate gateaux and tortes! This is one of those cakes ♥ It’s sure to impress!

The Best Hunan Dumplings?

EpicureanPiranha | February 26th, 2011 - 12:33
Hunan Dumplings

Hunan Dumplings are wontons filled with a fragrant pork mixture that are gently simmered, then served with a peanut butter chilli sauce and sliced scallions (green onions). Whether or not they’re part of authentic Hunan cuisine, they’re absolutely delicious and simple to make!

Perfect Meringue: Tips for Success!

EpicureanPiranha | May 7th, 2010 - 17:15
Meringue: Simple Rules to Success

This article provides simple rules for making perfect meringues, as well as the general proportions and baking methods to use. You’ll also find useful hints and tips.

Meringue Types & Techniques

EpicureanPiranha | May 7th, 2010 - 17:12
Making Swiss Meringue Stars

Do all of the different ingredients and techniques for making meringue seem like one big mystery to you? Meringues are very easy to make if you follow simple rules and a good recipe. Click the link or article headline for more…