Wedding Cake Traditions, a Little History

by Azure

One of the things that makes planning a wedding so challenging is that people like to tell you that either you can’t, or must, do something because “it’s tradition.” What’s so interesting about this is that most of us actually know very little about the wedding traditions to which we’re so attached. For example, did you know that wedding cake was traditionally a meat dish, and not a very tasty sounding one. Lamb testicles anyone? It wasn’t until the 1500s, when sugar...

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Where’s the Beef?

by Azure

For the meat lover in your life... In the South, we have a tradition of a Groom’s Cake. Sometimes it’s served at the rehearsal dinner, sometimes along side the wedding cake. It’s usually red velvet. This though, takes the idea of a Groom’s Cake to all new levels! As a vegetarian, I feel I should be disgusted, but somehow, I’m strangely intrigued!

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