When I did two cycling trips in New Zealand, I think the only reason I made it to the end point was for the Pavlova we had each night. It was everywhere in Australia, too, much like apple pie was on the menu of every old fashioned diner.
Who invented it?
Today I went to a wonderful French bakery in Vancouver, Patisserie Bordeaux, and bought a dessert called a "damboise." It is a figure eight-shaped danish pastry filled with raspberry jam in one of the circles and custard with whole blueberries in the other. I