Your London Wedding - September/October 2022 (Issue 85)

A  Food glorious food Local caterers share their top tips ASK! Your chosen caterer is here to make your day as much about YOU as possible – if you’ve got a favourite dish that you’d love to serve, then ask if they can do it! Popular restaurants have their own cookbooks or recipes available, so why not have Dishoom’s Gunpowder Potatoes as your side dish, or serve duck and waffle as your starter from our range of mouthwatering options? – Kate CCAKE AND COOKERY CLASSES Master your cake making or cookery skills whilst enjoying afternoon tea with your hens. – Zoe DESSERT TABLE For a vibe that’s a bit more relaxed, a dessert table works wonders. It allows plenty of choice and the opportunity for your guests to sample a selection of sweet treats. – Gwen EEVENING SNACKS Gone are the days of couples requesting the typical buffet for evening guests – now we’re serving fish finger sandwiches, salt beef bagels, falafel kebabs, and mochi to keep the energy levels high for dancing. – Kate F FLOWERS Whether you like fresh, silk or fondant flowers on your cake, they’re sure to make a stunning impact. – Zoe D If you’re not sure where to start when it comes to your big-day food and drink, this A-Z guide will help you out! We caught up with Kate Bassett, Boulevard Events; Zoe Rafah, Zoe’s Heavenly Creations; Gwen Johnson, Sweet Sensations; Cynthia Akinsanya, Delights by Cynthia and Tom Lissimore, Hire the Bar, for the low down… BBISCUITS Biscuits in sugar clothing! What a perfect delight for your guests. These would make great favours. – Zoe CATERING AND SWEET TREATS 63