Given up anything for Lent this year? If so, you’re almost at the finish line! Easter has snuck up on us and like any chocolate lover knows, it’s time to change gears and enter chocolate nirvana.
If you’re in the Cape – you’ll be familiar with the tradition of eating pickled fish on Good Friday. Many people are baffled by this custom so I’ll give a brief explanation…
Back in the old days when there was no refrigeration, the fishermen that worked out at sea around the peninsula would preserve their abundant Summer catch by pickling the fish in a vinegary, sour, sweet pickle. It’s often eaten with (or on) hot cross buns. If this has been a busy week for you, we’ve got a quick and easy last-minute pickled fish recipe for you to try at home.
What is Easter without eggs? And no, again I don’t mean chocolate eggs. Gather your crew and whip up one of these savoury eggy breakfasts:
When it comes to meat, there’s no question that lamb is the way to go for a traditional Easter. How about one of these for your family lunch or dinner?
Finally – the pièce de résistance of any Easter holiday comes in the form of sweet sugary chocolate!
Here is a list of our favourite Easter treats:
Chocolate Easter nest cupcakes