The perfect Easter lunch feast
What's a celebration without a table groaning with delicious food, and surrounded by your closest friends and family. We've taken an Easter classic - the perfect roast leg of lamb - and put together an Easter lunch menu around it. (And here's a tip: if you'd rather someone else take care of the meal, point them in the direction of these Easy to Cook roasts, which taste as hearty as if you'd made them yourself.)
Pickled fish pâté served with melba toast
Salmon phyllo pies with a creamy dill-infused dipping sauce
Slow-roasted lamb with lemon, garlic and rosemary served with grilled baby brinjals topped with a herby yoghurt dressing
Hot cross buns, pear and toffee trifles
Marinade the lamb with the rosemary, olive oil, lemons and garlic.
Follow steps 1 to 5 of the pickled fish pâté recipe. Allow it to set overnight in the fridge.
THE MORNING OF
Follow steps 4 to 8 of the slow-roasted lamb recipe.
Follow steps 6 to 9 of the pickled fish pâté recipe to make the melba toast.
Make the salmon phyllo pies and dill cream.
Make the pear compote for the hot cross bun trifles.
BEFORE THE GUESTS ARRIVE
Make the brinjal salad
Assemble the hot cross bun trifles by following steps 4 to 7 in the recipe
ONCE THE STARTERS HAVE BEEN SERVED
Carve the lamb
Make the yoghurt dressing to compliment the grilled brinjals
Serve and enjoy