Perfect Recipes for Easter

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Spring is in the air and that means Easter is just around the corner, so nothing like sharing a bunch of recipes perfect to make at home for Easter, it is a time of great importance and joy, blending religious devotion with cultural traditions and community celebration.

As a sidenote, Easter is an important celebration here in Portugal for both religious and cultural reasons. Portugal is a predominantly Catholic country, and Easter is one of the most significant events on the Christian calendar, commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.

The week leading up to Easter Sunday, known as Holy Week, is marked by a series of religious processions and ceremonies, particularly in the north of the Country, in the historic cities of Braga and Évora.

In addition to its religious significance, Easter is also an important cultural celebration, it is a time for families to come together, often over a special Easter meal, and to enjoy traditional Easter foods. Many towns and villages also hold Easter fairs and celebrations, featuring traditional crafts and foods, and there are often parades with costumed characters, music, and dancing.

So whether you’re hosting a big family gathering or a cozy brunch for two, why not go the Easter route and choose something of the season, you don’t need to even celebrate to enjoy these delicious recommendations hehehe.

Delicious Easter Recipes


Roasted Octopus – This is a delicious way to cook octopus and a very traditional dish for celebrations, it’s a true delicacy ;D


Battered Fried Green Beans – This is one of my favorite recipes, it’s super simple and the basis for Japanese tempura, so you know it’s good stuff!


Oven Roasted Spare Ribs – This one is good all year round, who doesn’t like some drop of the bone tender roasted spare ribs hehehe.

Traditional Easter Sweets


Moist Carrot Cake with Chocolate – Delicious and tender carrot cake, this is a perfect dessert for a big Easter party!


Portuguese Twisted Cookies – These are very traditional rustic biscuits, perfect to bake and share for all Easter festivities.


Brazilian Chocolate Anthill Cake – This is a delicious and fun cake, super easy to make, that all the kids love, well who doesn’t love chocolate over chocolate hehehe!


Mini Cheesecake Pies – These are the main picture of this article and beside being things of beauty they are super easy to make and delicious, unlike a traditional cheesecake these use triangle cheese instead of cream cheese, so the texture is denser but also creamier!

And that’s it! Hope you enjoy all these recommendations and try and make some at home, I’m sure you will love them as much as I do! Happy Easter! ;D

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