4 Meringue nests, crushed
Three quarters of a pint of double cream, very lightly whipped
1 Tablespoon Caster Sugar
A few drops of vanilla essence
2 heaped tablespoons of Icing Sugar
Juice on one large lemon
Add lemon juice to icing sugar and leave for one hour, then whisk to a chunky purée
Cut strawberries into quarters and sprinkle on the vanilla and caster sugar and leave for 15 minutes
Fold the strawberries into the cream and add the crushed meringue
Pop into glasses
OLIVE AND BEAN, 17/19 CLAYTON STREET, NEWCASTLE-UPON-TYNE, NE1 5PN. TEL: 0191 2330990
If you fancy going for some where a bit stylish and unconventional for a bespoke cakes and sandwiches, then pop along to Olive and Bean in Newcastle.
Classed as a sandwich bar and delicatessen all rolled into one, its situated at the heart of Newcastle, near Grey’s Monument in Clayton Street, in the heart of the city.
With such amazing sandwiches at least if you cannot fit the cake in then you can buy it from the deli and take it home to enjoy with a cuppa.
Sit back and relax and read the papers while enjoying organic and fairtrade food and drinks.