A Marriage ceremony within the Wheat Fields of Sicily



Angelica: For the stationary, we wished to make use of as little paper as doable. Actually, the save the date and the invitation had been solely digital and designed by a contract designer (Clare Fisher) whom we found on Instagram. We defined that we wished to convey the Sicilian vibe of our marriage ceremony to our friends proper from the beginning. The save the date featured two Moorish heads resembling me and Paul. In the meantime, the invitation was the launch of the web site the place we defined to our friends how the occasion would unfold. The location, additionally created by Claire, was very useful as a result of we supplied recommendations on what to do in the course of the weekend of our marriage ceremony, the place to eat and drink. We additionally created three itineraries, typical days that Paul and I had already skilled in Sicily throughout our holidays. The web site was animated with lovely designs from Clare. Different stationaries had been placeholders, meals and cocktail menus.


Favors & Bonbonniere

Angelica: For the marriage bonbonniere, we had been very sensible. We determined to present our friends Sicilian magnolia tiles (tiles depicting symbols of Sicily) that we additionally used as place holders. The friends took them residence on the finish of the celebration, and so they use them as espresso pot rests or as placeholders.


Angelica: The cake was present cooked on-site in the course of the marriage ceremony and was a millefeuille lined with forest fruits. Scrumptious, folks couldn’t cease consuming it. It was additionally very entertaining to see the pastry chef put together the cake on the spot, and it supplied leisure for the friends.


Meals & Drinks

Angelica: Meals was crucial for us (one other ardour of Paul), and it was organized as follows: in the course of the ceremony, we provided typical Sicilian granitas and flavored waters. After the ceremony, after we had been saying hello to all our friends, waiters handed round with Aperol spritz, Glowing wine and White wine and a few canapés to eat. Examples: 1. Arancino with cheese fondue, eggplant and mozzarella di bufala; 2. Salmon tartare with ardour fruit cream. Later, we had a protracted aperitif of about 1 hour and a half within the villa’s backyard. Within the backyard, we arrange stalls serving typical Sicilian meals.

Examples of stalls included a ricotta nook, a tuna nook with cherry jam and candy and bitter onions, seafood nook and far more. Drinks had been server by skilled waiters throughout the entire occasion. The dinner happened within the villa’s inside courtyard and was seated. Two programs had been served in the course of the dinner: the primary was pasta with cherry tomatoes and tuna on a buffalo mozzarella and eggplant velouté, and for the primary course, we had the catch of the day baked with cherry tomatoes, capers, and black olives. We additionally had an alternate for vegetarians: the primary course was the identical however with out tuna, and the second course was a vegetable burger and a potato tart.

Throughout the dinner, waiters server wine nonstop and we additionally arrange bars serving cocktails and three signature cocktails that we renamed ourselves (1. Angie’s kiss was a cocktail with Vodka, lemon juice, grapefruit soda and bitter; 2. Spicy “Paulo” was with Mezcal, agave syrup, lemon juice, and chili; 3. Bala-Mule was with Gin, lemon juice, elderflower liqueur, sugar syrup, and ginger soda). The desserts had been served in the course of the disco, as a result of the cake slicing adopted the dinner. The dessert buffet featured small pastries and varied muffins. Moreover, there was a nook devoted to Sicilian cannoli with chocolate and ricotta cream, a platter of contemporary fruit, and sugared almonds (conventional Italian sweets usually given as favors at weddings and different particular events). We additionally provided espresso and digestifs.


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