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Mawgan and Tom's Timeless Elegance

Name: Mawgan and Tom Age: Mawgan - 28, Tom - 27 Profession: Mawgan -Mother to Caleb 15 months , Tom - Banker Where do you come from : Mawgan - Nottingham, Tom - Surrey   1. How did you meet? We met at Bath University in 2001 when I was in my final year of my Economics degree, and Tom [...]

TOP TIPS FOR PLANNING A WEDDING

-Wedding planning by Tuscan Dreams - 1. Watch your budget closely. 2. If you need help – don’t be shy just ask. 3. Learn from the mistakes and successes of previous friends and family (other brides are the best and most honest source of wedding information). 4. Make sure your wedding reflects yo[...]

Why a wedding planner could make your day!

Unlike the USA more weddings in the UK are planned by the bride and her mum than by a wedding organiser. But stress free wedding planning is almost impossible to achieve for the average full time working woman – unless you happen to be an event organiser or can wave a magic wand! That’s the view of[...]

TOP TRENDS OF THE YEAR FOR FAVOURS

The new trend on table decoration is to add an authentic Italian flavour to the wedding so a good way to have guests take back a personalised token of your wedding in Italy is to pick something local for them to take back. Think personalised bottles of local olive oil with the names of the bride and[...]

WHITE WEDDING

It was, not an Italian or a Hollywood film star but Queen Victoria the trend setter for what has now become a tradition in terms of wedding in the modern era. In 1840 she married prince Albert wearing a white court dress. Until then brides had worn heavy brocaded gown in a variety of colour such as[...]

APERITIVO

The aperitivo dates back to Roman time with the mulsum, an alcoholic drink which consisted in mixing wine and honey together. The mulsum was served with several starters before the meal. So, no surprise if in modern times aperitivo is purely an Italian trend that has been going on in Italy for year[...]

CHEESE DELIGHT - PECORINO

Pecorino remained a predominantly Roman delight up until 1884 when the local administration  banned the salting of cheeses and introduced heavy tax on salt. This is when pecorino production moved to the island of Sardinia where it flourished until the end of WWII. After the war Italy was a ravaged [...]