How To: Beat Egg Whites

I just posted a recipe, Country-Style Almond Cake, from a new cookbook called Food of the Italian South, which called for stiff egg whites. I was amazed in this recipe that is gluten-free, how much the egg whites gave moisture to the cake. So this leads me to think about this technique, and how people may not know much about and how it can improve recipes. To whip the whites is to...

Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake

Print Gluten-Free Country-Style Almond Cake Category: dessert Cuisine: Italian Yield: 8-10 Ingredients 5 Eggs -separated 1/2 C. Sugar Pinch of Sea Salt 2 C. Almond Flour 1 Tbsp. Honey - I use Holy Smoke Smoked Honey Almond Praline, roughly chopped Instructions In a large bowl using a handheld mixer, beat the egg yolks, sugar, and salt until smooth. Add the almond flour and the honey and beat until combined. In...