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Easter Dinner Menu – Fraiche Living

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Easter retains a exclusive position in my heart. The flowers, the spring-motivated menu, and all the pastel colours have me weak in the knees!  I’m sharing my total Easter Meal Menu as inspiration for you right here, so that you can have all the joy minus the pressure when entertaining so that you can get pleasure from what issues most (ahem, chocolate …  right!?)

Floral Easter Basket

Easter was a Major Deal when we had been expanding up.  My cousins, my brother and I however communicate about the epic Easter egg hunts our moms and dads would place collectively for us that provided a witty scavenger hunt stuffed with rhyming clues that would guide us ALL in excess of the lawn scratching our heads (they ended up challenging!) and sooner or later to the loot (which was rather remarkable for the file, one of the benefits of expanding up in the 80’s with less food items ‘rules’).

Floral Easter Basket

Speedy ahead to nowadays, and we have our have homes … and our individual kids to spoil (with buckets of adore, of study course)!  Someone notify me, how did that transpire so rapid?  I even now experience like I really should be again-combing my bangs and sliding on my gel shoes. But I digress.

Easter evening meal was usually very predictable and outdated-fashioned in our spouse and children: the normal ham, mashed potatoes, corn, carrots etc… you get the picture.  And when I have zero complaints about conventional meals, I wished to do some thing unique in the way of an Easter menu this year to give inspiration for entertaining with all of these amazing spring elements in a refreshing new way.

Easter Fraiche Table Dinner with pastel florals, white dinner ware and gold flatware

From buckets of spring flowers to pastel plates and the most adorable and uncomplicated bunny napkins, we have bundled it all in this article along with a printable grocery record, wine pairings, a function-back again plan and a several outfit suggestions if you are wanting for last moment inspiration.  A bit of setting up goes a long way in the entertaining department, and if you’re new to entertaining, you will come across that the additional you do it the a lot easier it gets.

Spring flowers, pink dresses and oval window in a light white laundry room

My favourite aspect about spring has to be the flowers.  And the actuality that my toes start off to thaw lol. I have been blessed plenty of to get to know the charming girls at Byland’s in Kelowna who provided these beautiful bouquets, and I significantly could not halt staring at them.

spring flower guide

Easter Bouquets

I considered it would be handy for me to deliver you with a flower guideline so that you could determine out which kinds are YOUR favourites and spoil by yourself and your guests this Easter.  I applied a bunch of diverse vintage milk glass vases (from thrift suppliers) alongside with a sweet milk glass pitcher for my centre pieces, and liked how they ended up properly un-matched.

Commencing from left to right:

  1. pink hyacinth
  2. ranunculus
  3. white freesia
  4. backyard garden rose (this is a Juliette rose)
  5. ranunculus (again… obsessed!)
  6. anemone
  7. pink freesia
  8. parrot tulip
  9. grape hyacinth
Spring Flowers with ranunculus, tulips and grape hyacinth in a milk glass vase
Spring Flowers

Environment the Easter Table

I sense that the top secret to placing a good table lays in the art of layering. Unique colours, tones and textures are crucial to developing an fascinating, but un-cluttered, table location.  Here are a couple of of the parts that I like to consist of:

  • placemats
  • plates for each individual an appetizer, salad, and principal (the pastel ones have been from Homesense)
  • white or pastel napkins
  • gold cutlery
  • multi-coloured egg cups (again, Homesense for the earn)
  • wine glasses


Easter dinner preparation with pastel egg cups and gold flatware

Easter Menu

The meal starts with a common appetizer and a spring salad and citrus dressing adhering to. The main dish as a light spring dinner is a seafood pasta and the meal is finished with a citrus ricotta bundt cake. Cooks kiss!

Obtain and print the Easter Menu In this article.

Appetizer: Basic Deviled Eggs

Wine Pairing: Prosecco or Sparkling

deviled eggs

Salad: Spring Salad with Creamy Lemon Vinaigrette

Wine Pairing: Sandhill Rose

Spring Salad with edible flowers and creamy lemon vinaigrette.

Entree: Seafood Linguine

Wine Pairing: Sandhill Chardonnay or Pinot Gris

Seafood Linguine in a platter served with crisp white wine

Dessert: Sicilian Citrus Ricotta Bundt Cake

Sicilian Citrus Ricotta Bundt Cake
Easter Fraiche Table Dinner with pastel florals, white dinner ware and gold flatware: your complete guide to planning your perfect Easter Dinner!

Easter Hostess Schedule

Two Days Ahead of:

  • Invest in bouquets
  • Buy wine
  • Grocery shopping
  • Iron linens
  • Make bunny napkins
  • Choose outfit!

Just one Day Just before:

  • Make salad dressing and refrigerate
  • Thaw seafood (if utilizing frozen)
  • Established table

The Working day Of:

  • Morning:
    • Chill wine (whites and rose)
    • Bake Cake
  • Afternoon (one – two hrs ahead of visitors get there):
    • Get ready Deviled Eggs but hold filling and egg whites different
    • Get ready salad (never add the dressing)
    • Prep elements for seafood linguine (have them all ready to be cooked)
  • 30 minutes before friends get there
    • Finish Deviled Eggs and pipe in the filling to each individual egg white. Retail store in fridge until finally friends arrive
    • Light candles
    • Fill pot of salted water for pasta and bring to a boil, set seafood out on the counter to deliver to space temperature, position all prepped pasta ingredients by cooking station
  • Guests Arrive:
    • Provide Deviled Eggs
    • Provide Salad with dressing
    • Cook dinner and serve pasta
    • Provide cake with tea or coffee


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