Food & Drink

YOUR WEDDING QUESTIONS ANSWERED – FORGET ABOUT HAVING A FREE BAR

July 14th, 2016

If you were thinking about having a free bar at your wedding, forget about it. One of our readers emailed to ask us at Off To Wed what we think about running a free bar and I have to say that we’re not fans.   I hope you can help settle an argument that I’m […]

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CHINESE NEW YEAR INSPIRED WEDDING FAVOURS – FORTUNE COOKIES

February 8th, 2016

  As the Chinese New Year welcomes in the year of the monkey, it also reminds me of one of my favourite wedding favour ideas – the fortune cookie. Fortune cookies are a monster of a great idea for wedding favours. They’re in keeping with the tradition of giving guests something sweet to nibble and […]

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MAKE YOUR WEDDING GO POP WITH SOME SERIOUSLY COOL LOLLIES

August 3rd, 2015

This is something that we love so much that we decided to write this blog post to tell you all about Holly’s Lollies and to give you some ideas to get you and your wedding guests excited by something a little different. Holly’s Lollies becomes a wedding winner when given as a wedding favour (one […]

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NAKED WEDDING CAKES

July 14th, 2015

Where the hell has the marzipan gone? It’s weird that I’ve only just realised that it’s been a while since ‘they’ stopped putting marzipan in wedding cakes for a very long time. It’s only when I started thinking about all this ‘naked cake’ business that I realised one of my favourite ingredients has been missing […]

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A MINI GUIDE FOR THE MINI FOOD AT YOUR WEDDING – 4 TIPS FOR GREAT CANAPÉS

June 3rd, 2015

Thank goodness for canapés at a wedding reception. After coming out of the ceremony, your guests are going to be peckish. As the bride and groom the adrenaline will probably carry you along without you realising that you haven’t eaten for a while. Unlike you and your groom, your wedding guests will start to get […]

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ROUND OR LONG TABLES AT THE WEDDING BREAKFAST?

May 27th, 2015

As much as we like to think that we’re planning a unique and individual wedding we’re a homogeneous bunch really and that’s why most guests will be seated at round tables for the wedding breakfast. In all fairness, they’re aren’t a great many options when it comes to table layout; round tables, long tables, erm… […]

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5 TIPS FOR CHOOSING YOUR WEDDING MENU

May 22nd, 2015

You might be hiring caterers for your wedding or you could be going with the venue’s catering options. Whichever you choose, you’re going to need to make a decision about what to serve your wedding guests on the day so here are five tips to help you choose the right menu option for your guests. […]

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WEDDING DIET – CLEAN EATING FOR CHEATS

April 23rd, 2015

In a previous blog post I spoke about starting the wedding diet as soon as you get engaged to avoid the frantic panic of a fad diet in the last few months of the engagement. One diet, or approach to eating is clean eating and for those of you that want to know the benefits […]

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WEDDING BANGERS – EVENING FOOD WITH A MODERN FLAVOUR

March 2nd, 2015

The wedding buffet and the hog roast are done and I’m not talking about your wedding checklist kind of done. I mean they’ve been doing the rounds for long enough, kind of done. Buffets are a little old fashioned and hog roasts have appeared at so many weddings that the three little piggies must start […]

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FIVE THINGS THAT YOU SHOULD ASK YOUR WEDDING CATERER

February 25th, 2015

So what’s on the menu? The wedding breakfast is one of the most anticipated parts of the wedding. Of course the wedding dress is at the top of the list of things that guests want to see but grub o’clock is right up there. It’s also a bit of a lifesaver as well. The wedding […]

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