Tag Archives: wedding

The Evolution of the Wedding Dessert

Photo: Logan Cole

Since ancient Roman times, weddings were always celebrated with some sort of special sweet. According to history, Ancient Roman wedding ceremonies were finalized by breaking a cake of wheat or barley (mustaceum) over the bride’s head as a symbol of good fortune. The newlyweds then ate a few crumbs in a custom known as confarreatio, or,eating together”. Afterwards, the wedding guests gathered up the crumbs as tokens of good luck.

Sweets continued to be a part of wedding feasts for centuries, and in fact, were often

Read more ...

Summertime Weddings in Santa Barbara

Jillian & Matthew || June 2014

Fotor081114187

Summertime weddings in Santa Barbara are always the best! With some of the best weather, views, and fresh locally sourced food it’s impossible to go wrong with a summertime wedding in Santa Barbara!

Read more ...

Wedding Rehearsal Cocktail Party – Carr Winery

 

Choosing a modern twist on a classic wedding tradition, they opted out of a sit down meal for a Festive Wine Party.  We served heavy passed hors d’oeuvres such as Bacon Wrapped Date with Almond, Mini Beef Wellington, Grilled Salmon Skewer with Thai Dipping Sauce,  and  Herb Crusted Lamb Chops with Mashed Potatoes and Demi-Sauce in a Martini Glass.  Our simple antipasti buffet included Asparagus wrapped with Prosciutto,  Endive with Goat Cheese, Honeyed Pecan, and Fresh Fig, Baked Brie with Baguette, Crostini Selections with Olive Tapenade, White Bean and Rosemary, and Basil-Tomato.  We added our very popular Chicken Empanadas to give it some spice!

Read more ...