Tag Archives: sugar

4th October 2013 – meringue

The miracle of egg-whites, clear and slimy, whipped into frothy clouds. Soft peaks, like Baby’s Breath. Mixed with sugar, tiny bubbles form, then crackle and pop. As the heat finds the sugar, it begins to brown, turning a rich golden … Continue reading

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11th June 2013 – cookies

Golden brown, glistening and fizzing with heat. The miraculous transformation of flour, fat, eggs and sugar. A sweet treat for friends and family, ready to be consumed.

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26th February 2013 – cake

Taken from the oven, it hisses gently. A miraculous mix of eggs, sugar and fat. The knife slides in and out cleanly. A cake for my mother, who first gave me the gift of baking.

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