Wedding Planning in Italy – Part 7 of 9: Cake

Traditional Italian wedding cakes are simple, coated in powdered sugar or fresh fruit and filled with some kind of cream. Typically, you would choose from crostata di frutta (fruit tarte), millefoglie (thousand layers) or pan di spagna (sponge cake). We had millefoglie. It was three tiers of sweet, crispy, flaky pastry dough filled with fresh whipped cream and cream filling …

Wedding Planning in Italy – Part 3 of 9: Location, Decorations & Music

Wedding Location *Photo courtesy of Studio Bonon Photography The location hunt was crazy! The wedding planner showed me a few castles and villas throughout Florence and Fiesole. They were all beautiful, but some too large for my guest list of 30. Also, the locations she showed me were all contracted to use a specific catering company. …