Pavlova is the in desert right now... and unlike macaroons, its much easier to make... even a newbie can make it (with supervision)
a- 4 egg whites (clean from any yolks or water nor oil)
b- 1 1/4 cup of castor sugar
c- a teaspoon of lemon juice
d- a teaspoon of vanilla essence
e- 2 teaspoon of cornstarch
f- about 500ml of whipping cream
g- fresh sour fruits
1- heat the oven at 150'C
2- beat the eggs in a clean bowl (no oil, no water, no nothing) until stiff peaks forms, but not dry.
3- add the sugar a teaspoon at a time, beating until all the sugar dissolve with each spoonful.
4- fold in the lemon juice, vanilla essence.
5- fold in the cornstarch a spoonful at a time.
6- bake for about an hour, until the our layer have form a crust and the middle is soft. let it cool in the oven.
7- whip the cream until peaks form. spread on the pavlova and decorate with fruits.