How to be the perfect host this Easter
This Easter, whether you’re cooking a feast fit for a king, laying on a delicious buffet spread or inviting loved ones to a celebration sensation that’s choc-a-block with chocolate, there’s an art to being a host with the most.
Aside from creating a welcoming space for your family and friends, and being the linchpin and life and soul of the party to ensure your get-together is a truly joyful occasion, Easter is traditionally a time of feasting. So, what better way to entice and impress your guests than with a traditional roast?
A special shingdig calls for a special roast to start your festive afternoon, and here at the East of England Co-op we have the finest selection of meats for you to tuck into, from a whole leg of lovely lamb at £7 per kg to a beef roasting joint at the special half offer price of £6.50 per kg. Now that’s a tasty deal that’s hard to resist!
Head to your local Co-op store and stock up on all your must-have accompaniments, like potatoes, veg, Yorkshire puds and gravy, wines, beers and soft drinks, and those crucial condiments like mint sauce and horseradish that give your beautiful, juicy meats that extra oomph.
Alternatively, if you’re planning a meat-free mini-banquet, there are plenty of vegetarian recipes to consider for an Easter eating eggs-travaganza, like roasted stuffed cauliflower or stuffed butternut squash.
Don’t forget your desserts, too – no host with any credibility would leave a sweet-toothed guest salivating at the mouth in disappointment – or a savoury fan hankering after a cheeseboard to close lunch proceedings!
Afterwards, why not treat your guests to putting their feet up while watching an Easter classic movie, like The Greatest Story Ever Told, Peter Rabbit or Ben-Hur or Hop?