Ten of the best: recipes for Easter

Celebrate Easter weekend in style with our selection of delicious recipes. From soft hot cross buns with lashings of butter, to a Mediterranean stuffed leg of lamb, entertaining a crowd has never been easier...

Town vs country: the guide to spring house hunting

Looking for a new home on a budget this Easter weekend? The spring market is thriving with plenty of properties for all price brackets. Here's our pick of the best from London to commuter market towns...

Crispy chocolate eggs

The combination of the hazelnuts with the chocolate makes a decadent Easter treat.

Ten steps to the perfect extension

More people are deciding to improve their homes with extensions, loft conversions and basement rooms instead of moving. Michael Holmes of the National Homebuilding and Renovating Show gives his top tips for adding value and space to your home while keeping the costs down

Easter lunch: roast leg of lamb

For a delicious Easter feast, baste baby spring lamb with chopped anchovies mixed with butter, then stud the meat with slithers of garlic and anchovy before roasting

Easter eggsellence

The best flowers and food all year round; fun Easter family cooking ideas from Lakeland; versatile design classics at Aram; bright retro designs at Sanderson

Get cracking... it’s Easter

From lovely egg cosies to witty eggcups, and egg-hunting equipment to cleverly shaped cookie-cutters, here are plenty of things to keep you happy over the Easter break.