7 egg whites
2 cups (450 g) regular sugar
1 vanilla bean, split lengthways and seeds scraped out
A few drops food coloring
Put the egg whites, sugar and seeds from the vanilla bean into a large bowl.Place the bowl over a saucepan of simmering water
Whisk by hand for about 4 minutes, or until the sugar has dissolved.
Transfer the mixture to the bowl of a freestanding electric mixer and beat for about 7 minutes or until the bowl no longer feels warm to the...