Festive Easter menu musts
From pickled fish to lamb and hot cross buns, we have everything sorted with this Easter menu!
It’s Easter 2021 and we could not be more excited! From pickled fish to lamb and hot cross buns, here’s the festive Easter menu to celebrate with this year.
With pickled fish prepped ahead and at the ready, we’ve got two recipes for starters to choose from:
These pickled fish samoosas make for a delicious little crisp bite to nibble on. They’re super festive, a little quirky and there’s pastry involved!
Or opt for this pickled fish and cauliflower pâté for a welcome twist on an Easter classic.
Onto the main event – we’re heading for a lamb-slide! Here are some recipes to keep your Easter lunch menu festive:
If you’re not into chocolate eggs, this leek and quail egg salad with mustard vinaigrette dressing and bacon crumbs is just what you need.
Tuck into this spiced cauliflower salad because you’ll need a break from mouthfuls of lamb and potatoes.
Roast tatties are a must for absolutely any occasion … These hasselback potatoes with browned butter and bay leaves pair perfectly with just about anything (themselves included).
What Easter lunch would be complete without a dramatic roast lamb showpiece? Here are two recipes to choose from:
The meat in this roast garlic, thyme and oregano roast leg of lamb is fall-off-the-bone tender and will have everyone going back for more.
Slow-roasted lamb with a fresh mint dressing is cooked for eight hours – and it’s definitely worth the effort!
The second main event is dessert, and we don’t advise skimping here! Here are three recipes to try:
Peppermint Crisp simply must feature on any good South African menu and these Peppermint Crisp-filled Easter eggs don’t disappoint!
Hot cross bun ice cream is the perfect Easter treat when it’s still warm outside. And everyone knows you don’t have to be hungry to eat ice cream!
Tuck into a chocolate bunny-decorated baked chocolate Nutella torte for that lush festive feel!
If you’re feeling a little extra this year, these post-Easter egg hunt “fillers” make for great take-home gift ideas – because, yes, we are going all out this Easter! Here are three recipes to try:
Choc-chip Easter cookies are super cute and seriously delicious.
Hot cross bun cake pops for the win, because no one wants to eat stale hot cross buns!
Speckled egg Easter fudge are the best, simply because speckled eggs are amazing and this fudge is dead easy to make!