Food and Drink

How to think outside the box for your wedding catering

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How to think outside the box for your wedding catering

The food and drink you serve at your wedding plays a huge part of your big day. In fact, the catering is likely to be one of the biggest expenses, so it’s vital you get it right. There’s so many choices and options when it comes to wedding food and drink, so how do you pick the right menu for your big day? If you’re looking for unusual cuisine to surprise your guests, reflect your personality as a couple and ensure the catering is remembered for many years to come, it’s time to ‘think outside the box’ and weave some creative spirit into your wedding menu.

Venus Bridal, specialists in diverse bridalwear, provides some tips on how to think outside the box for your wedding catering.

Wedding bells ringing, glasses bubbling

Bovet Samur Brut Rose

The days are getting warmer, flowers are blossoming, and couples are planning their weddings.

Loire sparkling wine house, Bouvet Ladubay, are offering two premium quality Loire sparkling wines, Bouvet Saumur Brut NV and Bouvet Saumur Rosé Brut NV, at Majestic. They are summery, reasonably priced and a charming choice for wedding receptions. The sparkling wines are rich in colour, fruity, elegant and aromatic in profile; the Rosé Brut has a long=lasting aroma of raspberries, strawberries and herbs. They can easily be paired with salmon, cheese and pork.

bouvet saumur brutSamples are available upon request.

How to Plan a Wedding Like a Professional

How to Plan a Wedding Like a Professional

As the North East’s leading luxury wedding venue, Wynyard Hall has seen lots of couples tie the knot, so it’s easy for the team to spot things that work really well, and things that may go wrong. Here are some tips from the venue’s experienced Wedding Co-ordinators to help ensure your celebrations go to plan...

 

Planning

It's important to be both accurate and realistic about the timings on your big day. Sometimes speeches or photography can run late, so factoring in extra time in the first place can be the difference between a stressful day and one that flows beautifully, just the way you planned.

Godminster Celebration Cheese Cake

Godminster Celebration Cheese Cake

The beautiful Godminster Farm is based on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Bruton in the heart of Somerset. The farm was certified organic in 1999, is home to almost 300 organic dairy cows and boasts fruitful orchards filled with a variety of delicious fruits and herbs which inspire many of the Godminster products.

 

The Godminster Celebration Cheese Cake is a glorious tower of mouth-watering delight, from the handmade organic brie and award-winning vintage organic cheddar to goat’s cheese, with the distinctive heart-shaped Godminster cheddar as the crowning glory.

 

To create the perfect wedding cake, Godminster have teamed up with some fantastic cheese makers, which makes this 10kg and 54cm of pure deliciousness.

Show-stopping cocktails

Circo

The perfect wedding is a thing of dreams; and who doesn’t dream of the bright summer sunshine beaming down on friends and family as they sip an exotic cocktail after a tear-jerking ceremony?

Now that dream can be a reality following the launch of a vibrant range of vodkas that promise to create show-stopping cocktails that will keep your guests talking for months on end. 

With the tropical taste of mango, grapefruit, or pineapple tickling your taste buds, Cîroc vodka could well be the perfect ingredient to your dream wedding in the sun. 

Post-Christmas health-kick to get you glowing for your big day

Post-Christmas health-kick to get you glowing for your big day

It’s January, the time to get in shape and give your body the boost it needs following the Christmas extravagance. What’s more, you’re getting married this year, meaning you have even more reason to flout the festive excess and get fit, healthy and glowing for the big day. Fortunately help is at hand, as Venus Bridal, specialists in bridalwear for all occasions, provide advice on how brides and grooms can get into shape and feel fit for their impending wedding.

 

Join a gym

Why Food Plays Such a Warming Part of Winter Weddings

Beef

A winter wedding is special for many reasons. The frost on the grass, the chill in the air, the icy branches of winter trees; there is a fairy-tale element at this time of year that can really set the scene for a magical day. 

But aside from the weather, one of the major differences between a winter and a summer wedding is the choice of food. Catering specialists Elior UK work with a number of venues under the Amgueddfa Cymru - ~National Museum Wales umbrellato provide mouth-watering and unique catering for weddings held at the museums. Elior have long been committed to the importance of using both local and seasonalproduce, as such their menu evolves year-round to use the freshest and tastiest ingredients available.

Seafood salad with strawberries

Seafood Salad with Strawberries Recipe

Seafood salad with strawberries recipe perfect for DIY Weddings. Quick to mix together, light, refreshing and low in calories. Plus this healthy salad is just bursting with health boosting antioxidants, vitamin C and protein to help keep you in tip top shape.

• Serves 4 • Prep: 25 minutes

Cook’s tip:  Rather than adding prawns and mint this salad also tastes great with cubed goats cheese and chopped coriander.

For more delicious recipes please visit: www.seasonalberries.co.uk