Italian wedding menu at wedding receptions
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Desert. I don’t know whether it was good or bad, but we missed the last hot dish. It was steak with backed potatoes. I only could see its perfection in shape and to feel the breathtaking smell, while I was taking the photos. At that moment some of guests were ready with a special surprise for the newlyweds and together we went inside.
Italian wedding food. During the dinner the bride and the groom were wondering from table to table to speak with the guests and to take a group picture with every family or company. Our team of professional photographers and videographers was also under sweet control of James. Several times during the evening he came up to us asking whether we felt well and whether we ate.
Working with lots of weddings in different parts of the world I got used to numerous speeches, loud music and revivers of alcohol. But in Italian tradition, marriage is first of all a family dinner. And in case someone wants to say something sweet or congratulate the couple, they come up during the day and say all the wishes in private. Just the same thing with presents.
Real Italian wedding. After three our of starters guests were finally ready to move forward. Francesca and James invited everyone to take the places around one of the tables hidden in the shade of ancient trees. I saw my colleagues’ faces puzzled with a question: «More food?» Yup! More and more! That was real Italian wedding!
How to cut prosciutto. You know, all the dishes were cooked according to typical Italian wedding menu. Nothing special, just a crazy number of delicious things: sausages, cheeses, shrimps, oysters, mussels, bread, prosciutto, bruschettas, meat balls, fresh fish and vegetables, grilled fish, meat and vegetables, canapés, soup, lots of everything in frying oil. My stomach and my mouth could not keep following my eyes and hands.