Most brides agree that planning a menu is arguably one of the most critical tasks of a wedding ceremony. There are many options to choose from, but the food you select can make or break your wedding. If you are organising a summer wedding, you need to be careful with your choice of foods. Ideally, it would help if you stayed away from foods that are too messy or difficult to eat. This article highlights summer wedding menu ideas to help you get started.
Bright, Colourful Foods
When preparing a menu for a summer wedding, do not skimp on bright and colourful foods. The reason is that bright and light colours tend to pop during the summer. Colourful foods tend to reflect the sun's light, making tables look inviting. For instance, choose some of the best-coloured fruits for your salad, including watermelons, oranges, and tangerines. For vegetable salads, you can incorporate yellow and red pepper bells, cabbage, and onions. Most importantly, bright and colourful foods align your wedding with a summer theme.
Let Desserts Double as Décor
Today, wedding caterers are increasingly serving dessert with a wedding cake. It has become a popular trend, particularly for summer weddings. In short, a dessert can have a double impact on your wedding theme and décor, but only if you make the right choice. For instance, you can serve guests mini-scoops of sorbet that match wedding cake colours. Luckily, you can choose from various colourful fruits, such as melons, limes, raspberries, and mangoes, for yummy desserts that suit your style. Additionally, you can create 'dessert gardens' on serving tables by laying desserts such as cheesecake pieces or chocolate on fresh wheatgrass. The cute and chic summer wedding setting is enough to awe your guests and make for an easy meal.
The appetisers you plan to serve guests should be nothing short of cool. Guests need to cool down during a cocktail or at the reception; therefore, your appetisers should always be refreshing. For instance, you cannot go wrong with shrimps set on shaved ice, particularly if you have an ice sculpture raw bar. Summer-inspired options like cold soup made of raw, blended vegetables served in carved-out cucumber cups are also excellent for a summer wedding. Remember that cool appetisers should be easy to handle for guests, or else they could mess up their attires.
Contact a wedding catering service for more ideas.