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I'm not sure I've ever met anyone who doesn't like lemon meringue pie.

5th October, 2014
Lemon meringue pie. Picture: Dorota Kazmierak

I’m not sure I’ve ever met anyone who doesn’t like lemon meringue pie. It is one of my all-time favourite desserts, especially after a fine Sunday roast. It’s one of those fabulously decadent desserts that deserves to be mastered, so here’s how to do it.

There are three distinctive elements to the perfect lemon meringue pie – the pastry, the lemon curd filling and the...

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