The Easter Omelette, or ‘Omelette Pascale’ is more than just a recipe in Catalonia – it’s a whole tradition!
According to legend, Napoleon Bonaparte was travelling across southern France with his army, when he first tasted an omelette prepared for him at an inn near Bessières.

Soda bread is the easiest bread you can make as it doesn’t require kneading or proving. You can knock up a loaf in minutes and have warm bread on the table in less than 45 minutes.

The Easter Omelette, or ‘Omelette Pascale is more than just a recipe in Catalonia – it’s a whole tradition!
According to legend, Napoleon Bonaparte was travelling across southern France with his army, when he first tasted an omelette prepared for him at an inn near Bessières. He was so impressed that he had a giant omelette made for his troops the very next day. What a nice man!

Gloriously rich and buttery (don’t think about the calories!) brioche is a versatile dough which can be used to make sweet rolls, burger buns, the classic brioche à têtes or parisiennes or the beautifully domed brioche Nanterre. 

If you’re looking for a bit of indulgence give this classic tarte au chocolat recipe a go. Super crispy sweet shortcrust pastry married with a rich and decadent chocolate ganache is simple but hard to beat.

Nettles are local, they are fresh, they are free – and they are particularly rich in vitamin C and iron. In medieval times, they were used to treat pain in joints, and as a diuretic.