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17 SAVORY APPETIZERS BY CHEF KESS ESHUN ASANTE


When it comes to food expert Chef Kess Eshun Asante of @kesskravings, no introduction needs to be made but for those of you who don’t know of this catering guru, you are in for a treat! We put together 17 mouth watering photos of the Chef’s savory appetizers. Her recipes, mostly inspired by her kravings growing up as a child in Ghana, will inspire you. Indulge!!! Chef Eshun also has her line of spices you can order from her Instagram page @kravingsspice

3 OF THE MOST EXPENSIVE WEDDING CAKES IN HISTORY!!!


  [divider] The “Sex And The City” Wedding Cake This five-tiered cake stood six feet tall and had over 4,000 Swarovski Crystals. Estimated Cost: $32,000USD   The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge William and Kate’s 650 guests enjoyed slices from this eight-tiered fruitcake with over 900 meaningful floral and leaf embellishments. Estimated Cost: $80,000USD a slice sold for $7,500 USD at auction.     Kim Kardashian When the reality star married first husband, Kris Humphries, she cut a 600 lb marble cake for the cameras and served sheet cake to the guests. Estimated Cost: $20,000USD   [divider] *All facts and […]

A NEW LINE OF CAKES!


[divider] Bobbette & Belle wedding cakes are designed to be chic and elegant in appearance while being executed to perfection in both flavour and style.   Photos: KRISTA FOX Cakes: BOBETTE & BELLE

13 MUST HAVE APPETIZERS FOR YOUR COCKTAIL HOUR!!!


[divider] Are you at your wits end trying to figure out the best appetizers for your wedding guests? No need to fret, we have the best. Kess Eshun known on instagram as @kesskravings is known for teasing our palettes with her mouth watering dishes. From the presentation to the colorful ingredients down to the execution of the entire dish, these appetizers will be a major hit at your wedding. We have put together 13 must have appetizers for your cocktail hour menu. They may be familiar dishes yet the perfect choice to keep your guests wanting more. Be warned, these […]

A UNIQUE AFRICAN INSPIRED STYLED SHOOT


[divider] Let’s start the day with a throwback styled shoot feature shall we? As we gear up for a unique African inspired shoot for our upcoming magazine, We couldn’t help but share this equally unique and beautiful shoot styled by Seyi Olusanya of once upon a destination. Thanks to London based published Cake designer Elizabeths cake emporium, we were reminded of this shoot and so here goes… One thing to keep in mind: Inspiration is all around us so if you find yourself wanting for fresh wedding ideas, don’t look far for you will find it right where you are.     […]

INSPIRED!!! 11 CAKES FOR YOUR CORAL THEMED WEDDING


[divider] Pantone may have named Marsala the color of the year 2015. Yet, more brides are opting for softer shades such as corals and blush paired with metallics for their weddings this year. See below 11 cakes for your inspiration as you plan your coral themed wedding     All images via www.Google.com  

A PERFECT VALENTINE’S DINNER: JOLLOF RICE


If you are planning on cooking a home made dinner for your partner this Valentine’s day, look no further than the popular dish Jollof rice. You will thank us later. This recipe is not your traditional Jollof rice thus a definite conversation starter. Pick up your best wine and dine in love with your bae… Happy Valentine’s day, its all about the LOVE. Ingredients 8 skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into large pieces 3 tbsp vegetable or sunflower oil 1 large onion, halved and sliced 3 tbsp tomato purée 1 chicken stock cube 400g basmati rice 1 red pepper, deseeded and thickly sliced 1 […]

A ghanaian themed cake pop!!!


We are always looking for unique ways to inspire your wedding or next special events. We were so happy to stumble on this one on pinterest. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do…   Ninerbakes wrote; We were celebrating our dearest friends’ birthday, his name is Jeff and he turned 27. Since he is from Ghana, his girlfriend Kris and I thought it would be nice to give him something that reminds him of it. So I planned to make Cake Pops in the colors of the Ghana flag. The Ghana flag was officially adopted on March […]

Chef Eric Adjepong: Redefining Ghanaian dishes and more…


First Generation, New York city born Ghanaian American Chef Eric Adjepong is redefining Ghanaian food and more. According to the Chef, lots of his flavors are sourced from the foods he grew up eating. After graduating from One of the nation’s best culinary schools, chef Adjepong made his circuit in some of New York city’s top rated Premier restaurants including two Michelin star rated establishments. Currently Chef Eric Adjepong caters privately to his clients. He also works as a public health and nutrition professional.   Visit chefericadjepong.com for more information  

SUSPENDED WEDDING CAKES


There is a new trend in town and it involves gravity defying sweets. Be inspired by these beautiful shots of suspended cakes that woo us….  

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