Alice is

a recipe hoarder


  • 4 egg whites
  • 190g sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp white wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp cornflour sifted

Preheat oven to 200°c (gas 6) Line 23x33 cm baking tray with parchment and grease with oil.

In a bowl, whisk egg whites ‘til stiff. Gradually whisk in the caster sugar a bit at a time ‘til thick and glossy.

Fold in vanilla essence, vinegar and cornflour. Spread evenly on tray and bake for 10 minutes, then lower temp to 170°c / gas mark 3. Cook for 10 minutes more.

Remove from oven and leave to cool for 2-3 mins on tray before turning out onto the 2nd piece of dusted parchment.

These are some recipes collected over the years in kitchens. They are mainly in note form, hence rough, and often scribbled down like a madwoman. Contact me if it’s all too confusing!