Monthly Archives: February 2017
Food at a wedding in Italy (part 2)
After three hours of appetizers, the guests finally developed an appetite. Francesca and James invited everyone to a festive dinner at the tables, which were hidden under the ancient trees in the fresh air. The question I saw on the faces of my colleagues: “More food?”As it turned out later, all that was on the appetizer, was only a quarter of the total menu of the wedding. Italy, that here do you say.
Italy wedding menu
We are used to the fact that at weddings make speeches, leading work, loud music and alcohol flows like a river. Continue reading
Food at a wedding in Italy (part 1)
What do you personally associate with a wedding? White dress, nerves, rings, toastmaster, photographer, guests, Banquet, competitions. What if we added the word” Italian “to”wedding”? Will something change? I am sure that for a couple of minutes you will think, and those of you who have seen the famous film “the Godfather” will remember what long scenes Francis Ford Coppola told about the wedding of don Corleone’s daughter.
And there is a logical explanation for this. The Italians have a real cult of food. They talk a lot about food, they don’t hesitate to look into the plates of their neighbors to evaluate the dish, and, obviously, they eat a lot. It would seem that in the Russian tradition, the wedding feast is the most significant part of the budget. Continue reading