Choosing what type of cake you’d like on your wedding day has to be one of the most delicious decisions – who wouldn’t want to sample an array of bite-sized sweeties?Whether you are thinking lemon...
Cakes and Catering
Picking what kind of cake you would like to tuck into on your wedding day has to be one of the most fun decisions — who wouldn’t want to sample an array of different cakes and buttercreams in...
Making any form of reception worry-free for the couple and their families is the caterer and staff who are adept at preparing and serving wedding food and refreshments.
Originating in America, wedding favours in the form of confectionery treats have become popular at many New Zealand weddings. Often wrapped chocolates, they are placed beside each table setting at the reception.
Once you’ve scanned countless photos of mouthwatering cakes and daydreamed over passionfruit buttercream, red velvet and choc-cherry flavours, it is time to get down to business with your baker.
It's a case of the traditional fruitcake, which has taken a fair share of the spotlight in New Zealand for decades, now having to move over to share wedding days with other cake styles.
Wedding guide contributor Jennifer Hughson asked Clare Pennell of Cakes of Wanaka to share her best tips (on a knead to know basis) for choosing the wedding cake of your dreams. We only want one type of 'tiers' when it comes to picking the right cake for you...
While the traditional rich fruitcake is now languishing in the backwaters, one old-timer that is coming up through the ranks is the pound cake, the history of which goes back to England in the 1700s.
Catering needs careful planning, whether it is for an outdoor barbecue around a pool for 30, a hangi for 60 or a formal evening dinner for 130.
Holding a reception has been a celebratory tradition of weddings down through the centuries, with caterers being integral to making it worry-free for the couple and their families as caterer and staff take over the preparation and serving of the food and refreshments.