I think berries are utterly gorgeous. Frosted blueberries look especially beautiful and make a lovely adornment for the top of cakes.
- 2 egg whites
- white sugar, for dusting
- Beat egg whites until they are stiff. It is much faster to do this with an electric mixer.
- Roll the berries in the egg whites then dip them in sugar.
- Let them dry for a few hours. They become crunchy beads of delight.
In the above photo, they dress my signature flourless chocolate cake, the recipe for which can be found… aahhh, I am not giving that baby away so easily, you’ll at least have to buy me dinner first, and somewhere nice.
On another note, I applied to do a Masters in Food Studies today; researching culinary history and food throughout society. Bring it at me 2013, you delicious beast.