As the autumn weather kicks in, it's time to feast on full, hearty flavours over a long Easter lunch.
Easter is traditionally the time to indulge in some delicious food and good wine with family and friends.
If you’re planning on preparing a family feast of seafood, chocolatey desserts and a Sunday roast, we’ve got your menu covered.
Here are six of our favourite recipes that will help you pull together a beautiful lunch that will satisfy the masses this Easter.
Entrees and starters kick off the overall vibe of a meal. Whether you're serving individual portions or a share platter, give your guests a taste of what's to come. These seafood options are the perfect light way to start a long lunch.
Create a sea-cuterie board
Everyone loves a share platter and this sea-cuterie board is the perfect centrepiece for your Easter table. Get the recipe, here.
Prawn cocktail, three ways
Take a fresh approach to this retro classic by dishing it up one of three ways. Your guests will love the individual portions and while they look impressive, they are super easy to put together. Get the recipe, here.
The main attraction
The best thing about cooking for a group - whether it's for four or 10 people - is that you can dish out a family classic and let the oven do most of the work for you. And the good news is that if you make too much, you can always freeze the leftovers.
Jamie Oliver's stuffed porchetta with epic homemade gravy
This roast pork recipe will blow your guests away – with crispy crackling and rich, fennel-spiked liver stuffing. It's the perfect recipe for feeding the masses. Get the recipe, here.
Donna Hay's classic roast lamb
This dish is perfect for big family occasions and will quickly become a weekly favourite, on a smaller scale. Get the recipe, here.
Seriously decadent desserts
While long lunches are full food and wine, there's always room for dessert, especially when those desserts include chocolate and hot cross buns.
Choc hazel hot cross buns and butter pudding
Give your store-bought hot cross buns a tasty twist this Easter by serving up this hot cross bun and butter pudding. Get the recipe, here.
Chocolate date meringue cake
If you’re looking to cater for the chocolate-loving crowd then look no further. This tasty contrast of crunchy meringue and soft mousse will end a long lunch on the perfect note. Get the recipe, here.