Eton Mess

June is here, and time for some lighter summer desserts.  If you are wondering what an Eton Mess is, it is the best kind of mess.  Bits of meringue, whipped cream and fresh fruit (usually strawberries) make up a delightfully airy dessert with all those textures balancing out into the perfect bite.  How this British concoction came about is a bit of a debate.  The most accepted version involves an Eton v Harlow cricket match in the late 19th century and a dropped meringue/strawberry/cream pudding  All I know for sure is that it is quite scrumptious.  And easy, and the perfect summer dessert.

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