Rosewater Pavlova

Serves 2–3

  • 500g (31⁄2 cups) blackberries 250g (1 cup) brown sugar
    7 sprigs of thyme
    500ml (2 cups + 2 tbsp) water 50ml (1/4 cup) rosewater
  • 7 sprigs of thyme
  • 500ml (2 cups + 2 tbsp) water 50ml (1/4 cup) rosewater
  • 210g egg whites (about 6 medium eggs)
  • 240g (2 heaped cups) powdered sugar
  • 15ml (1 tbsp) white wine vinegar
  • 200ml (almost 1 cup) whipping cream
  • 200g (11/5 cup) fresh blackberries for decoration