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Food & Catering Wisdom

A handcrafted, locally sourced menu for your wedding? Ah, yes please! Today we’re chatting to Katie Clough of the fabulous Fourside Food Design + Events. They approach each event individually, providing a customised catering experience that is simply awesome. Fourside prides themselves on doing things differently and work with Melbourne’s top event experts, producers and

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Image by Hubert and Dan There’s something very special about a Tasmanian wedding. You could get married by a convict ruin or in a canyon at Cradle Mountain. Say your “I Dos” amid the treetops or in the depths of a strange museum, a grand Cathedral or community hall. There’s a place and space for the

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Image by  Leah Cruikshank Photography via Jessica & Casey’s Romantic Rustic Gabbinbar Homestead WeddingTassie’s long autumn days and mild summers make it among the best places in the world for grape growing and wine making! With so many beautiful local offerings, it’s difficult to know where to start when choosing the wines for your wedding. What goes with what? And

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One of our specialties here at Ed Dixon Food Design is grazing tables – we’ve been doing them for over 10 years!Autumn is an unexpectedly amazing time for outdoor dining and grazing. The evenings are still light and there is also a great selection of seasonal produce available. Another big win is that the outside

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Image via Mark Davis PhotographyCan you believe it? Autumn has arrived in our part of the world with crisper mornings, warmer hues and shorter days.If you love this time of year as much as we do at Bursaria and you are getting married during autumn, here are a few ideas to make your day extra

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 Imagine a 1940’s vintage teardrop caravan making it’s way to your wedding. A talking point for sure and hidden inside are refreshments – coffee, tea, cold drinks, hot chocolate or chai. Just the thing to offer your guests after the ceremony, or to give them fortification for the drive home once the wedding day is

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Image by Jessica Prince Photography via  Tayla Jo & Shawn’s Rustic Country Providence WeddingUntil you begin planning your own wedding, the idea of choosing your menu seems like a task easily conquered. But when you get down to it, this might just be one of the trickiest details you’ll face. Hors d’oeuvres versus a sit-down meal, allergies

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When you live in Melbourne everyone knows about the Collingwood Children’s Farm. It’s the place to go on the weekends to cuddle the animals and enjoy great food and time out in a country atmosphere – and yet it is only 5 kilometres from the CBD. And as time goes on, we’re all starting to

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Is the cliché question of “chicken or fish?” at weddings soon to be a relic of the past?The Plaza Ballroom‘s Executive Chef David Ricardo certainly hopes so. “Everyone’s been to functions and knows what the food is usually like. We like to go the other direction and show what the food can be,” says the

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When we think of Italian grazing tables, abundance always springs to mind. Shady trees, rustic tables and chairs, lots of family and friends and above all laughter, red wine and great food. Tables groaning with homemade salamis, cheeses and pickled goods – helping ourselves to the feast, and shielding ourselves from the summer sun. What

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The Rosina Courtyard by Bursaria. Image by The White TreeAfter the ceremony comes the celebration! Embrace the cocktail hour with these ten bite-sized indulgences by Bursaria Fine Foods to tempt your guests. Canapés allow you to mingle with family and friends and are the perfect match for a black-tie event.Image by Oh It’s Perfect Photography From

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 Image: Vanessa Norris Photography  / Function Space: The Rosina Room at the Abbotsford Convent Here at Polka Dot Bride, we get to collaborate and celebrate the work of the very best in the Aussie wedding industry. The vendors we speak to are in the ‘hot seat’ of emerging trends, styles and unique ideas that are inspiring

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We love nothing more than when some of the best in the wedding business put their creative minds together for a styled shoot that is a feast for the eyes! Ana from Your Private Chef tells me that “this was a creative collaboration with some amazing suppliers that I love working with.” This glorious shoot

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There’s something about the fun of a barbeque that lets everyone relax and have a good time. Hernan of Senor BBQ brings to the humble barbeque an extra spark of fun with his Argentinian background of charcoal grilling whole lambs, chorizo, ribs, chicken – even vegetables. There’s nothing like that smokey flavour of food cooked

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Image by Anton JadrijevicWe asked one of our favourite caterers, Your Private Chef, to share the yummy wedding food trends that everyone is eating up in 2017. I hope you’re not hungry while reading this because these dishes are set to ignite some serious cravings…Bon appetit!Food Trend Alert: Doughnut WallsTake that little ball of doughy joy,

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