Short And Sweet. Pimm’s Eton Mess.

 Pimm's Eton Mess

If you need a laugh go here and read about how this cat poster came to be.

Mmmmm….Eton Mess. With Pimm’s….super yum. This classic British pud of conflicting origin is one of our household favorites.

Crisp meringue, lightly whipped cream and strawberries muddled with some sugar, vanilla and a splash of Pimm’s. It’s fast, light and the perfect way to end any meal.

 Pimm's Eton Mess
Pimm’s Eton Mess


1 pound/400g strawberries
1 Tbs sugar
2 tsp vanilla
Splash of Pimm’s liqueur
1 cup low-fat yogurt or freshly whipped cream
4 ounces meringue cookies or nests (These store bought ones are really good)
A few sprigs of fresh mint


1. Slice the strawberries, place in a bowl then toss with the sugar.

2. Add vanilla then mix everything together with a fork. Add a splash of Pimm’s and mix again.

3. Spoon 2 tablespoons of yogurt or whipped cream onto each serving plate. Add some strawberry mixture then crumble over half the meringues. Mix again then crumble over the remaining meringues. Garnish with mint.

Serves 4

Recipe slightly adapted from Jamie Oliver’s Meals In Minutes
 Pimm's Eton Mess

Time for a short song. I’m not sure where the title comes from because the lyrics have nothing to do with cats or cages. Pretty melancholy.

“I love like a child, laugh when I can
And fight like an ignorant man
And I smoke, I smoke for the rush
To keep my head above all the things that she does

In the end, I guess she’ll figure out
Until then I’m sleeping in ”

And a wicked sweet song. Love this.

Check out Del Water Gap on the band’s Website, where you can learn of upcoming shows in Brooklyn and buy their music.


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