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Chocolate Eggs, Lamb Wellington, Broad Bean Tagliatelle – 20 Best Easter Recipes Easter

D.Wicked Eggs and Duck Eggs, Trine Hahnemann’s Danish Marzipan and Chocolate Eggs! All the joys of Easter dining and cooking. Nigel Slater’s Roasted Chicken, Ravinder Bhogal’s Lamb Wellington, and Joe Trivelli’s Broad Bean Tagliatelle. A dish you can’t go wrong with, no matter how long the weekend is. Plus Gil Mellor’s Rhubarb Trifle, Tarnima Sinha’s Panna Cotta Cake, and Claire Ptak’s Chocolate Tart. All of them are perfect for Easter, but I will make them again and again.

These homemade chocolate marzipan eggs will delight both adults and children this Easter. who can resist?

A beautiful egg that goes well with fresh asparagus and sage.

Fried duck eggs with asparagus, sage and parmesan by Jane Scotter and Harry Astley. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

These crispy lettuce hold their shape and are perfect for cooking in tarts, while their sweet notes pair well with rich cheddar.

Keane's Cheddar Little Gem Tart by Emily Scott.
Keane’s Cheddar Little Gem Tart by Emily Scott. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

A no-fail recipe for a classic egg dish with the umami of anchovies and the punch of Tabasco

Florence Knight deviled eggs and anchovies.
Florence Knight deviled eggs and anchovies. Photo: Lomas Hood/The Observer

The peculiarity of this dish is the cooking of vegetables one after another.Change ingredients for each season

Giorgio Locatelli's Viñalola - Braised spring vegetables.
Giorgio Locatelli’s Viñalola – Braised spring vegetables. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

A mildly flavored fish dish that works equally well as an Easter feast or a light Sunday dinner starter

Nigel Slater trout with cucumber and cornichon;
Nigel Slater trout with cucumber and cornichon; Photo: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer

With the addition of apricots, this chicken dish is a subtle promise of sunny days.Finish with a barbecue for a real spring feast

Georgina Hayden's Apricot, Coriander, Chilli Chicken.
Georgina Hayden’s Apricot, Coriander, Chilli Chicken. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

Salted cod and chickpeas, a traditional Spanish Easter dish, make for a satisfying and festive meal

José Pizarro salted cod meatballs in chickpea soup.
José Pizarro salted cod meatballs in chickpea soup. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

Warm curry and freshly wilted spinach are perfect for when you’re still airy but want something fresh.

Meera Sodha's gosht anna palak nu shaak – slow cooked lamb and spinach curry.
Meera Sodha’s gosht anna palak nu shaak – slow cooked lamb and spinach curry. Photo: David Loftus

If you’re cooking a large chicken for an Easter feast, throw in potatoes for a delicious all-in-one side dish and filling

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Nigel Slater's Roasted Chicken, New Potatoes and Tarragon Stuffing.
Nigel Slater’s Roasted Chicken, New Potatoes and Tarragon Stuffing. Photo: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer

Cutting through the abundance of lamb with flavors borrowed from Greece and the Middle East, this is a great Easter Sunday lunch dish

Lamb Wellington with Feta and Sumac by Ravinder Bhogal.
Lamb Wellington with Feta and Sumac by Ravinder Bhogal. Photo: Kristin Perrers

Make warm, easy little scones when you’re out of bread or want a bowl of soup to look a little more like a meal

Anna Jones cheddar, suede and wild garlic scones.
Anna Jones cheddar, suede and wild garlic scones. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

This simple dinner with spring legumes can be made extra special by making your own whole grain tagliatelle.

Joe Trivelli tagliatelle with fresh broad beans.
Joe Trivelli tagliatelle with fresh broad beans. Photo: Lomas Hood/The Observer

This lamb dish is slow-cooked until the meat falls off the bone and is served with bittersweet endive.

Simon Hopkinson pan seared lamb shoulder and endive.
Simon Hopkinson pan seared lamb shoulder and endive. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

Spring is rhubarb season. The compatibility with lemon his custard is also excellent.

Gil Mellor Lemon and Rhubarb Trifle.
Gil Mellor Lemon and Rhubarb Trifle. Photo: Jean Casals/The Observer

Nothing says Easter more than these delicious spiced buns.Making your own is worth the effort

Hot Cross Buns by Justin Geratory.
Hot Cross Buns by Justin Geratory. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

An impressive spring cake, this one can be prepared before your family’s Easter lunch

Panna cotta cake from Tarunimasingha.
Panna cotta cake from Tarunimasingha. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

Filled with citrus flavors, nuts and cinnamon, this Sicilian version of a traditional Italian Easter cake brings some sunshine

Ben Tish's Sicilian lemon and orange sweet bread.
Ben Tish’s Sicilian lemon and orange sweet bread. Photo: Kris Kirkham Photography Ltd/Kris Kirkham

This no-frills cake is light enough for a lunch box snack, but the crumbliness of the ganache and pecans makes it worth celebrating.

Helen Go's Banana Cocoa Cake with Whipped Ganache and Pecan Brittle.
Helen Go’s Banana Cocoa Cake with Whipped Ganache and Pecan Brittle. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer

A special chocolate treat with a truffle-like filling, a crispy cookie crust, and bay leaf for added complexity.

Claire Ptac milk chocolate and bay leaf tart.
Claire Ptac milk chocolate and bay leaf tart. Photo: Kate Whitaker/The Observer
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