Every baker from New Zealand worth her or his salt can turn out a beautiful pavlova - a baked meringue circle filled with whipped cream and fruit. Named in honor of the famous Russian ballerina Anna Pavlova, the dessert is as light and fluffy as a tutu.
* One pint (2 cups) lemon sorbet can be substituted for the whipping cream.
** Pavlova can be assembled, lightly covered and stored in refrigerator for up to 4 hours before serving.
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