Easter Weekend Delights

Easter is just around the corner and not only does it mean an extra long weekend, it is also another perfect excuse for us to indulge in all our favourite foods!

Along with the traditional hot cross buns to have in the afternoon and a succulent lamb roast dinner on Easter Sunday, we have compiled some of our favourite recipes that we will be making this weekend and tucking into with all our family and friends.


Hot Cross Buns

Here we have two different recipes for this classic Easter treat, a sweet twist on the sticky delight along with the traditional style. Whichever you choose, you are guaranteed to fall instantly in love with the recipes and never want to buy shop bought buns again.

Jamie Oliver Hot Cross Buns

Hot Cross Buns

Recipe from Jamie Oliver


Chocolate & Spice Hot Cross Buns

Chocolate & Spice Hot Cross Buns

Recipe from BBC Good Food



A major tradition around Easter time is to eat fish instead of meat on Good Friday and whether you are into salmon, cod or haddock here are three really simple to follow recipes that are bound to impress your family on Friday.

Smoked Haddock

This recipe for smoked haddock with buttered spinach & mustard sauce is a beautiful dish that is perfect for welcoming the Easter holiday in with. When teamed with new potatoes and topped with a poached egg, you can have this for brunch lunch or dinner!

Smoked Haddock with Buttered Spinach & Mustard Sauce

Recipe from BBC Good Food



This cod with bacon, lettuce and peas is the perfect spring lunch and with prep and cooking time totally just 20 minutes, you can knock this up in no time. With very little effort, you have yourself a healthy spring meal.

Cod with Bacon, Lettuce & Peas

Recipe from BBC Good Food



If salmon is your fish of choice but want to try something new, then why not try this Asian inspired grilled miso salmon with rice noodles? It will definitely make a change to a fish that is normally served in an understated fashion.

Grilled Miso Salmon with Rice Noodles

Recipe from BBC Good Food



Nothing screams Easter dinner like a beautiful piece of lamb to tuck into and this recipe for slow-cooked Greek Easter Lamb with lemon, olives and bay leaves is no exception. Please be warned that reading this recipe will really make your mouth water and stomach grumble!

Slow-Cooked Greek Easter Lamb with Lemons, Olives & Bay

Recipe from BBC Good Food


Cream Egg Cheesecake

For dessert, you need to try this incredible cream egg cheesecake taken from Taming Twins blog. This is a recipe tried and tested by our colleague Claire who made this gluttonous goodness for us all to try on Red Nose Day. It’s the type of treat that you just have to go back for more even though you know you shouldn’t (and are most likely full from the first bite).

Creme Egg Cheesecake


So get yourself to the supermarket and stock up for a weekend of great food, family and friends!

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