From Good Friday to Easter Sunday, James St is your one stop shop this Easter. The pressure of hosting a festive lunch can be stressful, as can bringing ‘the right thing’ to your in-laws celebrations… So, don’t put all your eggs in one basket, follow our simple Style, Eat and Indulge guide for the perfect Easter.
Create the WOW factor this Easter with a show stopping table setting that will have everyone snapping to social media. Pottery Barn have a wide range of Easter decorations that will be sure to make your table hop – our pick? The Garden Bunny, a ceramic rabbit sculpture which can be filled with fresh flowers from Flower Trap, who offer a unique selection of beautiful blooms daily. Opt for a pastel pink or purple tulips or carnations to elevate your table with a pop of colour.
Trust us, this main course will have people talking for weeks. It’s the weekend where no one is watching their waistline, so don’t hold back! Start with a fresh loaf of sourdough bread from James Street Bakery, with their new custom-built ovens and onsite bakers you can’t go wrong. What’s Easter without seafood? Un-Australian! FreshFishCo are the mongers to visit for the freshest catch – spoil your guests with fresh prawns, oysters, fish, bugs and more. Nearby, The Standard Market Company has everything you need to complement your catch, from leafy greens and sweet fruits to decadent cheese and dips – and, non-seafood lovers are catered for at the adjoining butcher.
Now for the course that everyone’s been waiting for…
It’s no secret that we all indulge ourselves in endless amounts of chocolate Easter eggs during the Easter period, so why not treat yourselves to the best of the best. Jocelyn’s Provisions newly appointed chocolatier has everyone’s mouths watering! Be sure to pick up one of their delicious Egg Half’s filled with individual chocolate goodness. You can’t go past their Shortbread Bunnies and Sugar Cookies too which are the perfect accompaniment to T2’s tasty new Easter tea range with brews such as Choc Baxter & The Bunny – hello milky goodness.
Words by Lucy Hanson
April 11, 2019