It's true, however wierd it appears, that some brides do not like cake -- and do not need one at their marriage reception.
Need something that more personally represents them or their geographical area.
Attended too many catered marriages where nobody touches the cake because they'd already had a full meal and pudding.
Marriage cake has morphed into something that, in the right hands, borders on a spiritual experience. Mens wedding bands.
Today's cooks know a good cake -- one light years off from the "packing material" type cake of old -- is totally full of savory, creamy fat. The modern marriage cake is stuffed with real butter, clammy base material ( poppy seed cake, pound cake, carrot cake, banana, chocolate, red velvet and more ) and tantalizing fillings ( amaretto, chocolate mousse, tiramisu, raspberry, white chocolate ).
The exterior, too, has gotten sleeker and lovelier replying to today's streamlined bridal fashions.
the way to a gratifying marriage cake alternative is straightforward -- show. Whatever you are serving, stack it in tiers. And photography costs shouldn't be too high if you need to have the nicest pictures on your marriage day. These are some ideas to help start in manufacturing great photographs on the cheap. If you select the above option, do a large amount of research on the price, the portfolio, and the over all behaviour of the photographers you selected. Do not simply check them on the price alone. Are the photographs professional and outstanding? Observe his professionalism by asking his past clients ( if you know one ) on his punctuality and behaviour. Did he come on time for their wedding? Were the agreements made smoothly? Did they have any disagreements later on the price? Was he mannered or dominating in the picture-taking? Asking questions not only about the standard of his work but also on his professionalism and personality will seriously identify your over-all satisfaction, and will make sure each greenback you pay him is worthwhile. You do not need somebody you employed to act grumpy and ruin your crucial day, do you?
Straight from the Shelf.
Blake Kritzberg is owner of "FavorIdeas.