The iconic pavlova. Aussies love it and Kiwis try to claim it. It's the main event of a Christmas lunch and a dessert all Aussies have a ~secret~ recipe for.
I decided it was only fair to the iconic pav, to introduce it to everyone's new favourite appliance — the air fryer.
My goal was simple: Make a pav in my sexy hunk of an air fryer (his name is Phillip). Up until this moment, I thought he had no limits, but would this be the experiment that broke him?
First off, I had to consult my mate Google to figure out how to make a bloody pavlova.
To start with, you have to beat the egg whites until they're airy.
Then, slowly add the sugar to the eggs until they look like pillowy clouds or, in my case, boobs.
Next, some vinegar (still don't know why) and some vanilla essence, because it makes everything taste infinitely better.
At this point, my confidence was high. My meringue, she was glossy. Everything was going to plan. Now, all I had to do was chuck the pav in Phillip and pray to the science experiment gods.
I definitely guessed the temperature and amount of time, but what's a culinary experiment without a little bit of guesswork?
15 minutes later, a burnt smell started to radiate through my kitchen.
After many moments of watching my hopes and dreams fade, the timer went off and it was time for the moment of truth. Did I successfully cook a pav in an air fryer? Was I about to change the future of cooking?
SUCCESS. SHE WORKED.
I don't think I've ever been more shocked or impressed with my culinary skills.
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