It is the day that farm workers traditionally planted their potatoes on, these day the tradition on farms seems to be that it is the day we fill out our Single Farm Payment application form, and wonder whether the RPA will cock it up for another year. (One little mistake by the farmer filling out the form can cost him thousands, one large mistake by the Minister gives them promotion.) For those of you without this remunerative chore to do may I suggest a little baking as being good for your soul:
Friends of the Amarone: Italian Easter Bread "Ciambellone" - a traditional Italian Easter recipe.
UPDATE: Well they seem to have turned out well, ideal with a good bitter cup of coffee: