Definition of Eton mess in English:
noun[mass noun] chiefly British
A dessert consisting of a rough mixture of whipped cream, pieces of meringue, and fruit, typically strawberries.
- Eton mess, which is said to have originated at Eton College in England, gives strawberries and whipped cream a textural twist by adding crumbled meringue.
- Eton Mess is a simply gorgeous summer dessert.
- Dishes such as syllabub and one of my favourites, Eton mess, are making a comeback.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.