This is a Sunday brunch Kiyo and I put together for our friends and his housemates last year on Easter. We somehow ended up with a ton of food and we were proud of it. We covered the ping-pong table in Kiyo’s dining room with some festive [overwhelming] bright, spring-time-appropriate fabrics my mom sent us and laid out the huge spread.
While I do realize that Easter for most of the people who observe it has passed, my family is Russian Orthodox which means we have a different calendar and the dates of our holidays are confusing to keep track of. Most of our holidays are later than usual which means that today is actually Easter for me, and I am in Minnesota celebrating with my mom’s side of the family.
This brunch last year included:
- French toast (it was my first time making it and I think it turned out alright; I made it at the request of our friends)
- Fresh fruit (bananas, pineapple, berries and grapes)
- Scrambled eggs
- Champagne / juice / mimosas
- Hash-browns, made from scratch by Kiyo. He thought they turned out a bit oily but I thought they were delicious and wished he’d made more. He made them by simply grating potatoes and frying them in oil. When they came out of the pan he sprinkled them with salt and pepper.