I’d really set my heart on an Easter bunny though admittedly the Easter bunny I had in mind was in a mustard and creamy cider sauce. However, despite Nigella having a rather intriguingly named recipe for Hot Cross Bunny in her Feast cookbook (though as it’s a curry I would personally never make it!) it seems that it’s a terrible time of year for rabbit. I can only assume that they’re busy delivering the chocolate Easter eggs to all and sundry (!) or as the purveyor of fine bunny meat said – you don’t want to eat them when they’re breeding as the flesh is all milky. Though surely rabbits breed all the time don’t they?
Hmmm, so I have to console myself with getting D this rather fetching chocolate bunny from the Chocolate Alchemist instead. She’s got me a mug for Easter, a lovely black a white be-hearted one that can live in my