26 pretty pavlova recipes for Australia Day

From cream covered classics to mod-meringues, here are our favourite pavlova recipes. 

Whether you opt for cute pavlova pots, sweet vol au vents, a mountain of soft peaks or roll-your-own roulade, Australia Day is a the perfect excuse to whip up a patriotic pav.

We've also included our foolproof step-by-step guides for those tackling their first meringue masterpiece.

And when it comes to leftover egg yolks, curd is the word: many of the above pavs feature a fruit curd filling.