In this video, you’ll see how to make Pavlova, the delicious fruit and meringue dessert named after Russian ballerina, Anna Pavlova. You’ll see how to incorporate air into your egg whites, whisking until you’ve achieved “the ribbon stage.” Then you’ll discover exactly what your mixture should look like when you’ve achieved perfect meringue conditions! You’ll also learn why Chef John paints his fresh strawberries with warmed apricot preserves. The crispy crunchy outside of this dessert contrasts wonderfully with the marshmallowy center, and the fresh berries and whipped cream just make it magical. Get the recipe for Chef John’s Fresh Strawberry Pavlova.