Raspberry and Blueberry Eton Mess

hotel : The Ship Inn, Tresaith near Cardigan : terrace and sea (100x125)Rare Recipe from The Ship Inn, Tresaith near New Quay

It's seafood that steals the show on the Ship’s menus, which are constantly updated to reflect availability and the seasons. Freshly cooked beer battered haddock, honey-gingered king prawns, whole sea bream, oven baked plaice, cockles and mussels are some of the menu favourites.
 

Raspberry and Blueberry Eton Mess

recipe : Raspberry and Blueberry Eton Mess : The Ship Inn, Tresaith near New Quay (300x250)Ingredients - Eton Mess

Ingredients - Raspberry Coulis

Method

  1. For the Eton mess, place the whipped cream, caster sugar, vanilla extract and crumbled meringue into a bowl.Lightly fold all of the ingredients together, taking care not to over-crush the meringues also keep some berries for garnish. Leave to one side while you make the coulis.
  2. For the raspberry coulis, place the raspberries and sugar into a blender. Blend to a smooth consistency. Pass the mixture through a fine sieve.
  3. To serve, spoon a small amount of the coulis into the bottom of each of four tall glasses. Top with the Eton mess mixture and another spoonful of the coulis. Layer the ingredients until the glass is full and finish with a topping of coulis. Garnish with mint and serve.