Alternatives to candy bars

I do love candy bars, they are colorful and add another personal touch to your wedding…but if you are anti-candies or want something a bit more original, there are many alternatives you could consider… Here is a first selection of alternative bars: 1) A Vegetable and Fruit Bar Not only it is healthy, but it… Read More »

Local French Favours

As favours, if you plan to have a wedding in France, it can be a great idea to go for local delicacies or even to cook them yourself! For instance for a wedding in Provence, you could prepare some little jam pots with lavender jelly, for a wedding in Brittany you could give some mini… Read More »

J’aime les Food trucks!

As you might already know, it is a French tradition to have a meal on the day following the wedding: this is called Retour de Noces and it is a wonderful opportunity to make the most of your guests in a laid back atmosphere. We, at The Chateau Bee, love to organise country chic picnics… Read More »

The Rise of the Eclair

Eclair is undoubtedly one of my favourites pastry…so I love the idea of having an “Eclair Tower” instead of the traditional Pièce Montée at the end of the wedding meal.The new, trendy and parisian shop “Eclair de Genie” specialises in éclairs. The Eclair Guru, Christophe Adam, concocted some receipes that will make your tastebuds dance…Chocolat… Read More »

Naked Sponge Cakes – The New Fashion

I love naked cakes. I think the reason why they are so popular nowadays is because people are willing to have authentic weddings with high quality products and personalised designs, rather than traditional bling wedding cakes. Just top up your naked cake with berries, small or big flowers, herbs, buds fruits or nuts: et voila…perfection… Read More »

Flower Lollipops

A pretty and yummy DIY idea for a wedding favour or just for a nice afternoon with friends and children…some home-made flower lollipops! Heather at Sprinkle Bakes used some pansy flowers but of course you could use any edible flowers: roses, marigolds, bergamot, mint, lavender… The receipe is here and is quick to realise…the only… Read More »

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