It's tempting to ignore Easter this year, given its potential to be a sad day. We won't be spending it with the people we usually gather around our tables in celebration, whether extended family or groups of friends. The legs of spring lamb that are traditional may be too large for our immediate households; with everyone so conscious of food waste it's not the year to splash out without a firm plan as to what to do with the leftovers. A rack of lamb tastes just as good and is perfect split between two.
Sunday night is party night in our house. This means a takeaway and half a bottle of wine. It works for about an hour. Last week we got Thai food from Nightmarket, and it was a refined kind of Thai with lots of different elements and condiments, so for a while we felt quite civilised, like monkeys wearing tuxedos.