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Thursday, 21 April 2016

Toni Lamond cooking with pineapple

Toni Lamond's Cooking When You're Broke, 1976 Melbourne


 
Popular Pud: Pineapple Tart
1 large tin crushed pineapple; 2 dstspn custard powder; 1 tblspn sugar; 2 eggs; chopped walnuts; 2 tblspn icing sugar for meringue; pastry
Method: Make pastry case. Cook until brown and crisp.
Filling: Place pineapple, custard powder, sugar in saucepan on a low heat. Separate eggs, add yolks to mixture. Put whites aside. Cook mixture until a bit thickened. Add walnuts at last minute. Pile mixture into pastry case. Beat egg whites until standing up in peaks. Add icing sugar, slowly. Pop on top of tart. Brown in moderate oven about 15 minutes.
 
And here is Toni Lamond in 1963 singing a medley.
 
 

2 comments:

  1. Do the walnuts add something special - they seem the odd thing out here. Otherwise, sounds delicious!

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  2. I've come across a few recipes with pineapple, meringue and walnuts - I agree, not my choice, I prefer almonds but yes it was delicious!

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