Easter is a wonderful time to get together with friends and family and enjoy some delicious food. And when it comes to planning what to serve, there are plenty of traditional favourites to choose from. Rise and shine Why save the Easter celebrations for dinnertime? Start the day with a toasted hot cross bun. People have been tucking into these spiced buns over the Easter weekend for hundreds of years. It’s even said that sharing one with someone else means you’ll be good friends for the rest of the year.