The wedding reception can eat up a huge slice of your wedding budget but if you cater for it yourself you can save a good deal of this money to spend on a grand honeymoon or to put towards a deposit for a house. An occasion as important as a wedding is a major planning event, and the idea of catering for the big day can seem a daunting task. This invaluable guide passes on the secrets of the trade to ensure that the preparation goes smoothly and that the food is as good as the professionals can offer.The first chapter includes a master checklist of preparations with advice on choosing the food and drinks, ordering the cake, hiring staff and equipment and other practical considerations. This is followed by specific chapters on canapes and drinks parties, finger buffets, fork buffets and sit-down meals. Suggested menus are given with preparation plans and recipes. In all there are 80 recipes, some with variations. There are also professional hints and tips on cooking for large numbers, cooking in advance and buying in ready-make items.
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