We could eliminate sugar across the board for all confectionary products and sodas, and we can replace it with all-natural fresh fruit.
– Homaro Cantu
A meringue is really nothing but a foam. And what is a foam after all, but a big collection of bubbles? And what’s a bubble? It’s basically a very flimsy little latticework of proteins draped with water. We add sugar to this structure, which strengthens it. But things can, and do, go wrong.
– Alton Brown