Foodie Friday: Treat your family to a feast this Easter with three special dishes

Mark Dodson

Mark Dodson - Credit: Great British Chefs

Great British Chefs provide three treats to try this Easter weekend.

Martin Wishart

Martin Wishart - Credit: Great British Chefs

Easter is upon us, and as families gather to exchange Easter eggs, why not try our special recipes of spiced squash soup, lamb shanks, and chocolate fondant with peanut butter ice cream, from Marcello Tully, Martin Wishart and Mark Dodson.

Marcello Tully

Marcello Tully - Credit: Great British Chefs

Brazilian born Marcello Tully started his culinary career at the tender age of 14, and after training under Albert Roux for six years moved into the catering industry. Several years later, Marcello was asked to head the kitchen at Kinloch Lodge, and has since won three AA rosettes, and a Michelin star.

Martin Wishart is the reigning AA Chef's Chef of the Year, and has won four rosettes in the AA Restaurant guide (2010/2011). Martin's restaurant, Martin Wishart, was also named Top Restaurant in Scotland as well as one of the top restaurants in the UK. Martin trained under a variety of culinary masters, including Albert Roux, Marco Pierre White, Charlie Trotter and Michel Roux Jr.

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Mark Dodson was Head Chef at Michel Roux's The Waterside Inn in Bray for 12 years, before moving to Devon in 2005. In Devon Mark opened The Masons Arms, which went on to win a Michelin start only six months later. Today, if Mark is not in the kitchen, then he will be involved with his successful cookery courses.

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