Can you eat meat on Ash Wednesday?

Ash Wednesday marks the first day of the holy period of Lent - the 40 days in the lead up to Easter. For Catholics and Christians observing traditional fasting, there are several food rules that need to be followed.

Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 05, 2019

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  • Easy hot cross buns

    You can't go wrong with this simple hot cross bun recipe. It will have your home smelling like Easter.

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 17, 2019

  • Gluten-free hot cross buns

    You don't need to miss out on these gorgeous, fluffy sweet Easter treats just because of allergies or intolerances. These gluten free hot cross buns taste just as good as the original recipe (especially with butter)!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Feb 17, 2019

  • Caramel explosion brownie

    We've combined a rich, chocolate brownie with gooey caramel sauce and a decadent chocolate ganache, making an indulgent dessert to satisfy even the most hardcore of chocolate fanatics.

    Woman's Day|Sep 20, 2017

  • 12 creative ways with Easter hot cross buns

    The only thing better than a freshly-baked, fruit-filled hot cross bun is one that's chock-full of other surprise goodies! Here, we've gathered our most creative takes on the traditional Easter bun, with everything from cute cookies and cinnamon-spiced scones to a decadent triple chocolate and caramel version. There's a gluten-free recipe for those with allergies and adorable, choc-covered bites to satisfy your sweet tooth. Enjoy!

    Now to love|Apr 11, 2017

  • Greek Easter recipes

    Celebrate Easter with a delicious Greek menu for a filling feast the family will adore! Here, we've pulled together a selection of our best traditional Greek recipes that generally make an appearance on the Easter spread. There's everything from the iconic red-dyed eggs to Greek-style roast lamb and koulourakia cookies. Why not start lunch with marinated olives and fried haloumi before chowing down on some lemon baked potatoes and lamb chops? It'll be your most memorable Easter yet!

    Now to love|Apr 10, 2017

  • Easter chocolate cheesecakes

    Topped with chocolate eggs and wrapped in impressive chocolate shells, these mini baked cheesecakes are the perfect dessert ideas for Easter celebrations. You won't be able to say no to seconds!

    Woman's Day|Apr 10, 2017

  • Easter egg surprise

    We've used mini chocolates to fill our homemade Easter eggs but why not get creative and surprise the little ones with all manner of sweet treats? Quick, easy and fun, they're sure to be a hit this Easter.

    Woman's Day|Apr 10, 2017

  • Sprinkle Easter eggs

    Get creative in the kitchen this Easter and whip up our easy homemade chocolate Easter eggs! The kids will love to help decorate and you'll be able to gift a more personal treat to your family and friends.

    Woman's Day|Apr 09, 2017

  • Milk chocolate and apple hot cross buns

    Jazz up your regular hot cross bun recipe by switching out dried fruit for chocolate and apple. Finish off with our quick spiced glaze for the ultimate tasty and easy Easter treat. The kids will love 'em!

    Recipes Plus|Apr 07, 2017

  • Fig, maple and walnut hot cross buns

    Packed full of delicious dried figs and chopped walnuts and finished off with a sticky maple glaze, these easy hot cross buns are the perfect way to jazz up the standard Easter buns we know and love.

    Recipes Plus|Apr 07, 2017

  • Easy cheesy bunny biscuits

    Spend some quality baking time with the little ones and whip up these easy cheesy biscuits for Easter. The only problem? They're almost too cute to eat!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 22, 2017

  • Chocolate marshmallow Easter eggs

    Delicious, easy and cute to boot! These chocolate eggs are made even better with a fluffy marshmallow filling and can be decorated with your favourite Easter-themed treats. The kids will love 'em!

    Australian Women's Weekly|Mar 22, 2017

  • Recipes for Easter lunch and dinner

    Whether you celebrate Easter with a big family feast during the day or of an evening, a few favourites are seen on the table every year. From traditional roast lamb to a delicious glazed-ham, every family has their go-to meal. But if you're looking to add something different to the menu, these recipes are a great place to start. We have four ways with lamb, our best ham and chicken recipes plus our tastiest sides and salads to accompany your meats. There's also a whole roast cauliflower and tasty broccoli steaks for a meat-free centrepiece.

    Now to love|Mar 14, 2017