Sunday, December 30, 2012

a love letter to pavlova

oh pavlova! pavlova!
how i love thee pavlova!
let me count thou ways.

i love thee for thy simple ingredients my soul can reach.
i love thee for thy fluffiness.
i love thee for respecting thy personal space.
i love thee for being able to 
i love thee that under extreme conditions,
i love thee no matter thy size.
i love thee that
i love thee that
oh yes, i love thee in so many ways.
i would take an entire day just to 
heehee.
make this (adapted from here)
they will roll out the red carpet for you on New Year's Eve.

HAPPY 2013!!!
(and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to my beautiful sis :)














22 comments:

  1. I have never made this particular dessert, but you sure have me intrigued now! I have tried to make meringue cookies and failed, so I'm a little nervous about it, though.

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    1. oh my goodness Michelle you gotta make this! no i am totally serious-it's toally YUMMO and different and you are talking to someone who eats desserts constantly. don't be nervous-just beat the eggs til stiff for about 3 or so minutes and then fold in the other stuff-you can do it i know cuz you are totally talented-it's clearly seen on your printables :)

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    2. Thanks for the advice! I love how yours turned out!

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    3. anytime Michelle and thanks again! :)

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  2. Ohhhhh so good! According to my appetite:)

    Hopping by and following your GFC.

    Blogging @ Getting Healthy with Essential Oils

    I am also inviting you to join Tiddle Diddle Handmade Shoppe's first giveaway event.

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    1. yes this dessert is really really good! it's not too rich or sweet and light enough after a big meal. i made it for my sister's birthday cake :) i really really like it. but you know what i like even more? that you are my newest GFC! YAHOOO! thanks so much A Quiet Mom and i will check out your other links too :>D

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  3. Lisa,
    Your Pavlova is beautiful. It looks amazing. I would love to have you share this with this weeks Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop. It runs from Wednesday through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
    http://www.adornedfromabove.com/2013/01/week-in-review-and-wednesdays-adorned.html
    Debi @ Adorned From Above

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    1. oh thank you SO much Debi!!! the fruit makes it look really pretty :) i will hop over to your party now. thanks for the invite! :>D

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  4. OH MY!!! Lisa, I have NEVER seen a pavlova before.. but gosh I NEED TO TRY IT!!!

    Thanks so much for sharing this at The DIY Dreamer.. From Dream To Reality!! HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

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    1. yes make it Christine! i never knew what pavlova was either til i was looking for a pretty dessert last year besides the usual cake, pie, cookie thing and now i am hooked on pavlova! :>D happy 2013 to you too!

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  5. Oh my I think I'm in love also. This is something I could dig into. So glad you shared it on I Gotta Try That!
    Hugs,
    Marcie

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    1. and BIG (((HUGS))) to you too Marcie! i am sending you a big piece now you can dig into with a large fork. hehe

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  6. Yummy! I love the cream and fruit. I cannot wait to try. Thanks for sharing at Mom's Library!

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    1. oh goodie Tulip TrueAim! it would be good with kiwi fruit too and cantaloupe the more color the prettier :) thanks so much for your party!!!

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  7. Wow! Yummy & love all the fruit. Visiting from DearCreatives.com thanks for linking up your recipe.

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    1. thank YOU Theresa so very very much for your party and very nice comment :)

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  8. I've never heard of this. Looks amazing!

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    1. i found it around 2011 Christmas and made it again this past Christmas because it's such a yummy dessert that's pretty too. thanks again Diana! :)

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  9. Aha I love pavlova too and I love this post! Very cute! That is one yummy looking pav, especially the fruit combo on top :)

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    1. oh i am SO happy you stopped over! let's say we each make a pavlova, grab a giant fork and eat the whole thing ourselves! doesn't it sound like a lovely evening Butter Hearts Sugar? heehee

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    2. Sounds like the most fantastic idea!

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