Easter is upon us and it’s time to plan a special meal, meaning an extra special centrepiece. Lamb is the traditional Easter dish, but if that’s not for you, we've got you covered with plenty of alternative Easter meals. Whether you're catering for the vegans, veggies or meat-eaters in your household, here are a few ideas to make this Easter one to remember, for all the right reasons.
LEG OF LAMB WITH MOROCCAN MARINADE
Take a twist on this traditional meat with our recipe for barbecued Moroccan lamb. Cooking this spiced joint over charcoal gives it an authentic, smoky flavour - a delicious centrepiece that will give your Easter table the wow factor. If this isn't for you, find our other tasty lamb recipes here!
MAPLE-GLAZED PORK LOIN WITH ROASTED APPLES AND PEARS
Although not commonly enjoyed during Easter, this sticky pork loin dish is a truly aweing sight if you’re looking to impress. With caramelised roasted apples and pears alongside the maple-glazed pork, this sweet and savoury dish is a great choice – especially if you’re looking for a more subtlety flavoured meat to lamb.
OREGANO AND LEMON ROAST CHICKEN
Roast chicken is a favourite to many, so why not serve it at your Easter feast? The delicate lemony garlic butter and aromatic oregano in this roast chicken dish make all the difference. Try roasting with onion halves, garlic bulbs, lemon wedges and thyme springs for a five-star finish.
carrot and pistachio vegan loaf
If you fancy something to brighten up your Easter dinner table this year, why not try this delicious twist on a traditional nut roast? This delicate carrot and pistachio recipe, flavoured with with paprika and creamy tahini, will be sure to impress everyone at home, whether they are vegan or not!
SIDE OF SALMON WITH PINK ONIONS
After something flaky that’s tangy, too? This side of salmon is marinated in dill, chilli, and lemon before being baked to perfection. It’s then topped with quick-pickled onions which are almost florescent in colour and sure to add style to your Easter feast.
BEEF WITH A MUSTARD AND STILTON CRUST
Delicate beef with hot mustard and sharp cheese is a match made in heaven. Yet master a centrepiece dish that has all the above, and you’ll certainly be praised when it comes time to tuck in. Serve with roast onions for the perfect side dish.
vegan maple and butternut squash roulade
Cranberries aren't just for Christmas and this vegan roulade recipe proves it! Use leftover nuts, dried fruit and frozen butternut squash to create a centrepiece from home. Want to impress a non-vegan diner? No problem! Swap out the alternative cheese for a soft cheese for maximum creamy goodness.