Hot cross buns, curated menus and decor finds for Easter
From dine-ins, deliveries and festive gifts, there's a food experience for everyone
Easter Feaster at O’Pedro, Mumbai
Homestyle easter pulao, poee flatbreads and chocolate orange babka are a few highlights of the Easter menu at O’Pedro. The braided chocolate orange babka can be preordered to celebrate the festive weekend at home. But, the ultimate indulgence is Nana Cardoz’s short rib and marrow pie. The meat is slow cooked in a red wine sauce. Get both, wash them down with wine and raise a toast to sussegaad.
Contact: 9967365514 for deliveries and pre-orders; 022 2653 4700/01 for reservations.
Available on: April 2, 3, 4.
An Italian-style Easter brunch, Sorrentina by Foodhall, Mumbai
There’s a festive-special pizza in town topped with red onions, fried eggs and hot honey. One can cut the carbs with options like Amalfi eggs, inspired by Turkish eggs. If indulgence is your weekend mantra, try the toasted panino with ham, cheese, egg and aragula served with fries. The highlights from the dessert segment include hot cross bun gelato sandwich stuffed with chocolate and sangria fruit crumble. Wear stretchy pants.
Contact: 9136913747 to reserve a table
Available on: April 4
Kerala-style Easter at Mahabelly, Delhi
Angamali pork, Ria’s duck peralan and pachamanga curry—the main course at Mahabelly’s easter menu seems to hold more adventure than payasam. The meal box is available for dine in, takeaway and delivery. On Sunday, there’s an all-you-can eat buffet of the Kerala-special Easter menu at the Saket outlet of the restaurant.
Contact: 9017906907 and @mahabelly on Instagram
Available on: April 4, 2021
Easter brunch at AnnaMaya, Andaz Delhi
AnnaMaya is known to champion indigenous produce by sourcing products, such as honey, jams, salts, spices and grains, from farmer cooperatives. These go into their menu as well as retail shelves. They have an Easter brunch and the showstopper is their meatloaf with pork sausage and hot cross buns. But, on your way out, be sure to check out the products that you can carry home as festive gifts.
Contact: 85888 04222, 9811514505, 8800981974 for reservation or visit @annamayadelhi on Instagram.
Available on: April 4, 12;30pm – 4pm
The Oberoi’s Easter home service menu, Bengaluru
Decadence is the right word to describe the takeaway menu for Easter. Theirs is an extensive selection of loaves, roast meats and chocolate desserts. You can skip the mains and pair a country loaf with the charcuterie platter filled with turkey ham, paprika smoked chicken and salami milano. Or, dive into the mains that lists butter-smeared onion and cheese gratin, pistachio and fennel-crusted Scottish salmon and slow-braised chicken fricassee with truffle butter rice. Place your order 12 hours prior to delivery to not miss out on the Easter goodness.
Contact: 80 41358276
Available on: April 1 to 4
An eclectic menu by chef Rhea Aaron, Bengaluru
Gunpowder prawns, herb crumbed pork cutlet with a guava jam glaze and stollen with orange marmalade are just a few options by chef Rhea Aaron to kick in Easter food cravings. She runs Klaa Kitchen, a delivery-only food venture, known to give a gourmet spin to familiar dishes. All orders must be placed 24 hours prior to delivery.
Contact: @KlaaKitchen, Instagram
Available on: March 31 to April 4
Eggs in an egg from SMOOR
Those staying away from friends and family can ship a gift of love. The homegrown chocolate brand, SMOOR, has a selection of Easter gifts; from a large egg-shaped pinata with mini eggs, packs of six chocolate eggs and hot cross buns stuffed with currants and candied mixed peels.
Order on: SMOOR.in, Swiggy, Zomato and Dunzo.
For those missing a sweet tooth
Home decor brand, Serein, has launched rabbit-themed platter boards for Easter. They combine wood and marble for a two toned effect accentuated by gold accents. Hippity hop to their website.
Order on: www.sereindecor.com