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Oriental pavlova

  • Vegetarian Diet

    Diet based on cereals, pulses, nuts, seeds, vegetables, fruits and other animal foods such as honey and eggs. Excludes meat, fish, mollusks.

  • Gluten Free Diet

    Excludes foods containing gluten, such as wheat, barley, rye and their by-products.

  • Nuts Free Diet

    It is usually followed when someone is allergic to nuts.

Oriental pavlova


                                                                                                                      Photo credit: G. Drakopoulos - Food Styling: T. Webb

For the meringues

  • Preheat oven to 100* C (212* F) Fan.
  • Line 2 large baking sheets with parchment paper. Draw two 25 cm circles on the parchment paper, or four 15 cm circles. Depending on what size you want your dessert.
  • Separate the eggs being careful not to mix the yolks with the whites. Beat the egg whites along with the citric acid or lemon juice, until they start to thicken. Then add the sugar, slowly, 1 teaspoon at a time. Continue to beat until stiff peaks begin to form. Add the lemon zest and vanilla extract.
  • Fill a piping tube with the meringue. Create “bases” by filling the circles on the parchment paper with meringue.
  • Bake for 70-75 minutes. If they start to brown too quickly, lower the oven temperature by 25 degrees. Turn the oven of after 70 minutes. Leave the oven door open a little (you can use a towel for this). Allow the meringues to cool completely, in the oven. This is a very important step! Do not move the meringues until they are completely cold!

For the caramelized quince

  • Add the quince to a medium pan. Cover in sugar and cook over medium to low heat. The sugar will melt and liquefy along with the juices from the quince.
  • When the liquid starts to bubble, lower the heat and simmer, stirring every so often. Simmer for 1 hour or until the quince are completely coated with a thick and sticky syrup. They should be soft and slightly golden.

​For the whipped cream

  • The whipped cream should be completely chilled from the refrigerator before using. Beat until it turns to whipped cream. Add the honey and rosewater and gently fold them into the mixture.

To assemble

  • Place the first meringue on a serving platter. Cover with half of the whipped cream. Add some of the fruit.
  • Place the second meringue over the fruit. Cover with whipped cream. Top with fruit. You can drizzle some honey over the top and sprinkle with a few mint leaves (optional). Let the Pavlova rest for at least 1-2 hours before serving. This way the whipped cream and meringues will “gel” and the sweet can be cut into slices much easier.
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Nutrition information per portion

Calories (kcal)
27 %


Shows how much energy food releases to our bodies. Daily caloric intake depends mainly on the person’s weight, sex and physical activity level. An average individual needs about 2000 kcal / day.

Total Fat (g)
38 %

Fatty Acids

Are essential to give energy to the body while helping to maintain the body temperature. They are divided into saturated "bad" fats and unsaturated "good" fats.

Saturated Fat (g)
85 %

Saturated Fats

Known as "bad" fats are mainly found in animal foods. It is important to check and control on a daily basis the amount you consume.

Total Carbs (g)
27 %


The main source of energy for the body. Great sources are the bread, cereals and pasta. Use complex carbohydrates as they make you feel satiated while they have higher nutritional value.

Sugars (g)
77 %


Try to consume sugars from raw foods and limit processed sugar. It is important to check the labels of the products you buy so you can calculate how much you consume daily.

Protein (g)
9 %


It is necessary for the muscle growth and helps the cells to function well. You can find it in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, pulses, nuts and seeds.

Fibre (g)
3 %


They are mainly found in plant foods and they can help regulate a good bowel movement while maintaining a balanced weight. Aim for at least 25 grams of fiber daily.

Sodium (g)
3 %


A small amount of salt daily is necessary for the body. Be careful though not to overdo it and not to exceed 6 grams of salt daily

*Based on an adult’s daily reference intake of 2000 kcal.

*To calculate nutritional table data, we use software by Nutritics logo

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