All posts tagged: easter

Happy (Easter) Sunday

It’s one of those rare Sundays that isn’t going to be followed closely by the dreaded return to work that Monday usually brings. For most of us, that is – my apologies to those who do have to get up in the morning, and even those who are at work today. Right now, I’m kicking back on my Nan’s sofa having just cooked and eaten a pretty great roast dinner. My only solid plans are writing the post you’re reading right now and eventually leaving this house and going in search of a Tom. I’ll probably eat some chocolate eggs at some point, too (which, to set some kind of bizarre personal record, I’m yet to do). I had my sights set on cooking lamb this year, but with a point blank refusal from Mum I went for chicken – and after seeing some of those babies frolicking around on the downs yesterday, I’m quite glad of that compromise. Nan cooked the chicken for me yesterday, which was a delightful surprise that led me to get …

Easter 2015 Gift Guide

Oh hey! Is it just me or is Easter kind of under rated as a public holiday? It comes in a pretty close second after Christmas for me. Why? Because its primary marker is food, obv. A four day weekend that often includes families getting round the table to eat a big old hunk of meat then gorge themselves on chocolate, it is so my style. Easter also marks a whole year since I started Cate in the Kitchen, my how time flies! I’ve got such a special giveaway coming really soon so keep your eyes peeled. In the mean time, here’s a few things I’ve picked out this Easter – you could rush out and buy them right now, or give it a couple days and go pick em up in the sales. I’m just saying… #halfpricechocolate. Easter Eggs for Grownups All of the chocolate shops bring it so hard at Easter, there’s been some really weird concepts this year (I’m looking at you pot noodle, and you marmite) which I refuse to include. I …