The following is a guest blog post by Zucchero Pâtisserie, fabulous cake designers in Wales, UK. Enjoy!
The world of the modern wedding cake can be something of a shallow place. From vast, extravagant confectionary masterpieces to exquisite little cupcakes; an awful lot of time and energy is spent on making sure your cake looks absolutely incredible.
With so much importance placed on appearance, is it any wonder that taste is so frequently side-lined? Well, no more, 2012 is the year to start paying attention to flavour. Continue reading →
Looking for a unique (and yummy!) wedding cake alternative that won’t break the budget? Consider cupcakes, mini cakes or pies — not only are the flavor possibilities essentially endless, but they’re the perfect convenient size for your guests to grab themselves.
Cupcakes have really stepped into the spotlight this last year or so, showing brides and grooms that elaborate, expensive wedding cakes are becoming a thing of the past. Continue reading →
Requests for inspiration boards have been pouring in over the last few months, and I’ve noticed one really popular, reoccurring color scheme: purple! Deep purple, plum purple, lilac…purple with black, purple with silver, purple with lime green…
So, I just couldn’t resist doing a blog post all about purple! Here are three inspiration boards packed full of décor ideas, color combinations, accessories and florals I hope will help inspire your perfect purple wedding theme.
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They’re sporty, quirky, fun…and delicious! Grooms’ cakes are a welcome addition to any wedding reception.
A groom’s cake is a way for a bride to include her groom in the wedding, and even show him a little thanks for his love, support and patience throughout all the wedding planning hassles.
Grooms’ cakes have been around since the 1800s in England when grooms and brides had their own cake in addition to the wedding cake. The two cakes were sliced and served to the bridal party at the end of the wedding.
We’ve talked about the wonderful merits of cupcakes and advantages of candy buffets and coffee bars, but what about plain ol’ desserts? Wait, who am I kidding? There’s nothing plain about dessert! Whatever form it takes, dessert has the potential to be the most luscious food you have ever set your eyes on.