Easter recipes

Gather friends and family this Easter weekend and lay on a delicious feast of homemade hot cross buns, a beautiful centrepiece and special pud to finish.

These traditional Easter recipes are a celebration of fresh spring flavours and seasonal ingredients.

Properly done old-school egg salads like this are out of this world. It’s a punchy combo of anchovy, chicory, and homemade salad cream – delicious!

This simple, delicate poached salmon is served with some beautifully bold flavour bombs, from a tangy rhubarb sauce to a zingy tarragon mayonnaise. Serve it whole in the middle of the table for maximum impact.

Take your hot cross buns to a whole new level of deliciousness with a chocolate dough and a secret melting middle – trust me, you’re going to love them. Best served warm from the oven.

The traditional Easter centrepiece, a leg of lamb is a real showstopper. Incredibly easy, it’s all about the mint sauce and herby gravy. Consider using hogget instead of spring lamb, as the meat will have aged naturally outdoors and has beautiful deep flavour.

READ MORE: WHEN SHOULD WE EAT LAMB?

Jamie’s roast chicken recipe from The Naked Chef guarantees crispy skin and juicy meat every time. He carefully parts the skin from the meat on the top of the chicken breast to stuff the gap with fresh, delicate herbs such as parsley, basil and marjoram.

Cooked wheat, also called wheat berries or grains, comes in a jar or can and is available from delicatessens. The mixed peel, orange blossom water and creamy ricotta makes it a lovely fragrant treat to finish your feast.

For more Easter inspo, head to our full collection of recipes here.