My 2011 post on vegetarian options at wedding remained one of my most viewed posts on this blog! In the past two years, wedding have become all the more vegetarian friendly… so for your brides, caterers or food porn lovers out there searching for silent/loud/delicious vegetarian options for your affairs, here are my favorites from the past two years:
Dani and Andrew (Los Angeles)
One half of this couple is vegetarian, so options abound. Catered by HerloomLA, this is by far my favorite of this post. You can view the tasting for this wedding here to contrast expectation verses reality.
The Cheese Course, set out before the ceremony even began!
Chives and wild mushroom ragu atop a crispy lemon polenta cake! These totally met the expectation of the tasting samples.
Twice-baked potato with crème fraiche. Not as pretty, but still delicious!
Various breads, pizzas, and fondues. The smoked mozzarella and pumpkin parmesan fondues held up well, but there were no forks out at this point of the service, making this a messy smack. The cheesy pizzas got soggy piled on atop each other in this presentation.
The Spring Pea Salad, full of fresh and crunchy vegetables, held up to its light dressing throughout the evening.
There were a million different kinds of cake in there, each layer was a different flavor. I don’t remember what I had, I was still stuffed from the cheese course!
Over the summer I worked at a wedding at the gorgeous Villa Cascata in Malibu. Again, half the wedding party was vegetarian so there was plenty to gorge my vegetable loving belly on!
Simple Salad with Mango dressing, a flat of Mac’n cheese and a view of the Pacific Ocean! A stellar start to dinner.
The salad was actually not that simple with spinach, avocados, strawberries and pistachios.
Chewy Chapati. Delicious on its own, but even better with:
Herb and onion flecked Fried Tofu, little Falafel patties, vegetable laced Couscous and Grape Leaves!
The bride’s southern roots appeared in the baskets of Sweet Potato Fries and Cornbread Muffins!