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Five quick meals you can prepare this Easter Holiday

 Food is the simplest way of sharing love with family (Image: Shutterstock)

The long weekend is finally coming to an end and soon you will be back in the office working yourself off. You are probably wondering how to end this Easter season before you get back to your routine again, well, you could cook one last amazing meal.

It’s not every day that you have time on your hands to cook delicacies and enjoy them while at it. Cooking is fun and even better when you are in no hurry. Here are some quick meals you could prepare and enjoy with your family before everything resumes normalcy:

 Pilau (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Pilau

Let’s all be honest, nothing beats Swahili dishes when it comes to sharing amazing meals with your family and friends. It is easy to prepare and it won’t take up much of your time, you will enjoy family time as much as you will be cooking. All you will need is a side dish of kachumbari and your meal is as good as ready.

 Chicken Biryani (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Chicken Biryani

If you don’t like mashing your food together, how about you try some chicken biryani. Like pilau it is easy to prepare and your whole family will be licking their fingers when they are done. You will definitely need a bigger plate for you to enjoy this meal.

 Mashed potatoes and meatballs (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Mashed potatoes and meatballs

Yes, it is as mouthwatering as it sounds and the time it will take you to prepare will be all worth it in the end. This is one easy and fast meal that is both favourable for adults and children. The combo was definitely a match made in heaven and there is just a way meatballs make the gravy thicker and more lustrous to the tongue.

 Lyonnaise (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Lyonnaise

Okay not all foods with fancy names are complicated and impossible to prepare at home. For instance, Lyonnaise it just a fancy name for potato wedges only it comes with a bit of lemon zing. If you try these potatoes, trust me you are never going back to plainly fried potatoes again. On the side you could have some salsa and mayonnaise to garnish your meal.

 Paste Bolognese  (Image: Shutterstock)
  • Pasta Bolognese

You may be used to your pasta plain and white but once you try the Bolognese, your life will never be the same again. It is a fun recipe to prepare and the best part is that no ingredient is too much or too little. It all depends on how you want and like your pasta. You could also grate a little cheese on the top once ready to make it creamier.


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