4 three-course menus for April

With Easter just around the corner, we’ve created a fabulous feast for friends and family to enjoy over the long weekend.

But that’s not all. Check out our dinner party menu to impress, the meal that can easily be knocked up in an hour as well as a vegetarian-friendly three-course dinner. And, they all make the most of April seasonal produce. Invite your friends over – it’s time to get cooking!

4 three-course menus for April

The Easter menu

Starter: dill beetroot with halloumi, main: slow-roasted lamb shoulder, dessert: Easter meringue wreath

 

It’s arguably the most important menu of the month: say hello to our big Easter feast. Nailing the menu can be a difficult balancing act, so we’ve done the choosing for you.

Start with an elegant starter of shallot and dill beetroot carpaccio with crispy halloumi, follow it with a six-hour slow roasted lamb shoulder with charred red pepper and rosemary gravy and round it all off with a crowd-pleasing Easter meringue wreath, topped with Malteser mini bunnies, Galaxy golden eggs and M&M’s eggs.

The impressive menu

Starter: crab stretch, main: rack of lamb with olive and caper crust, dessert: chocolate and ginger galette

 

Invited round your foodiest of friends and need a menu to impress? This is it. Start on a luxuriously creamy note with our gratin-like crab stretch, pop this rack of lamb in the oven with an olive and caper crust, then finish with a gorgeous galette filled with a chocolate and ginger frangipane.

The vegetarian menu

Starter: wild garlic and potato soup, main: spinach and ricotta lasagne, dessert: rhubarb and custard tart

 

Cooking for vegetarians is easy when you know how. These spinach and ricotta lasagnes combine ricotta, mascarpone and parmesan for the ultimate cheese factor. Kick off the meal with our wild garlic soup, served with garlic butter croutons and combine two classic favourites in one with this rhubarb and custard crumble tart.

The speedy menu

Starter: mozzarella bruschetta with rocket, main: baked salmon in a creamy spinach sauce, dessert: Nutella mousse

 

Put on a knockout dinner party feast in well under an hour with our deliciously speedy menu. The mozzarella bruschetta with rocket drizzle take 15 minutes to prepare, the creamy baked salmon in a spinach sauce is a 30-minute job and make little pots of Nutella chocolate mousse in just 5 short minutes.

Want more? Find lots of April seasonal recipes and create your own marvellous three-course menus at home.

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