30+ Ideas for Unique and Memorable Wedding Delicacies for your Guests’ Enjoyment
What unique and memorable delicacies can you serve in your wedding?
Macaroni and Cheese
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
Cookies and Milk
When it comes to a wedding, food has always been part of the factors that contribute to a celebration that is truly spectacular. There is nothing like the feeling of being united in holy matrimony with your lover coupled with a number of good and delectable food around you.
In addition, when it comes to the food that will be dished out at your wedding, the enjoyment of your guests serve as one of the topmost priorities in this momentous occasion. It is expected that the food served meets the tastes of your guests – ranging from appetizers, the entrees, even right down to the desserts. Luckily, there are a variety of food choices out there both for you and your guests to enjoy.
When it comes to food choices for your wedding, there are two aspects that come with it. First, there are the more standardized choices of wedding food such as pasta, finger food, and the iconic multiple-tiered wedding cake. Then, there are the more unique, unorthodox choices that you wouldn’t expect to make it to a grand occasion such as a wedding. If you are looking for inspiration and ideas to widen your scope on wedding food choices, here are 30 of them that are ready to be served to you:
These frosty treats are just some of the unique choices available for your wedding. To make it more interesting, stack your doughnuts into elaborate towers to form an entirely new kind of wedding cake.
These savory foods are all over the internet and in people’s minds as well. Everyone loves pizza – no matter what toppings are on it. So, if you want your guests to eat something massive using just their hands, include this in your menu.
These snacks go well with just about anything, even with a bottle of beer. What’s more are the array of dips available for your chips, thus, adding more thrill with every dip and every bite.
There is nothing like the feeling of watching something – especially a grand wedding – unfold with a bucket of popcorn at hand. But an assortment of flavors to go along with it? Even better!
Ice Cream Sundae Bar
This is for every sweet-tooth that has come to witness a celebration of love and unity. While this is usually geared for children, this treat is also for the young at heart. What’s even better are the variety of toppings and ice cream flavors available for you to choose from – making this one a food choice for all ages.
These shelled delicacies are loved by many ‘foodies’ alike, not just for their hard and soft shells, but for the variety of fillings you can put into it. To make it more interesting, don’t just limit this dish meat and other savory ingredients. Have you ever heard of a dessert taco? Yup, they are a thing and are guaranteed to make your wedding day a whole lot more exciting.
Speaking of Mexican treats, this food choice also made the cut for their widespread popularity. Burritos are the kind of food that entices you to devour the entire thing. In addition, you can even stuff it with meat, veggies, and rice – making it a meal wrapped into one. With a day as special as your wedding and a dish like this, what’s not to love?
In the Philippines, this dish is quite popular due to their savory and aromatic flavors. There’s no better feeling like the mouth-watering desire for a marinated meat that is skewed on sticks. Just remember to save the best bit for last, otherwise known as the ‘fat’.
Japanese Cuisine has always remained a staple option for those who wish to dine out. If you are looking to conceptualize your wedding day into something extraordinary and diverse, why not add Ramen to your menu? It is always served hot, has a long list of toppings, and there are a lot of other kinds of ramen to have for your special day. This food is truly a unique addition to the celebration of your holy matrimony.
The second of Japanese delicacies to make it into this list, this dish makes a great addition to your appetizers. Sushi can be prepared in a lot of ways, either rolled or stacked. Also, you have your choice of adding fish or meat to the dish and if you’re wishing to spice your dish up, as always, wasabi is always there for your choosing.
This dish just makes shrimp lovers squeal in delight. If you are looking for a different seafood experience to try, then tempura is undoubtedly the one for you.
Pies are just the classical desserts you never fail to indulge in any occasion, especially in a wedding. These delicacies are known for their various fillings and crusts, making it one of the most diverse dishes to make the cut (pun intended). Fruit pies aren’t just the staple choices for a pie as there are also savory varieties.
Who knew that macaroni would make a great salad? Certainly the folks from the Philippines! With a lot of delicious recipes under its belt, it would be a travesty that this dish would not be included in your roster of wedding dishes.
This is the burrito’s more “exposed” relative. The reason why it is exposed is because, unlike the burrito, you can see what is inside without breaking the shell. Plus, you can eat this dish with a spoon, going for the meat first and then saving the shell for last.
If you think macaroni and greens are the only kinds of salads available, think again. Another classic favorite amongst Filipinos, the Fruit Salad is the dessert of a lifetime. With its creamy texture and assortment of fruits, it is always unique in every bite… or in a spoonful.
This dish caters to those who love meat and potatoes in one dish. This dish will never be complete without its signature meaty texture and mashed potato topping. Speaking of which…
That’s right. You can’t have a party without this famous dish. As long as it is mashed to perfection and perfectly seasoned, you can put this on anything, or eat it on its own.
This is more for a tableside thing. While waiting for the food to be served or if you are just craving for something sweet, feel free to grab a piece. If you wish to make it more extravagant, don’t be afraid to hire professionals to make the candy for the celebration. Additionally, widen your scope when it comes to this dish – whether it be gumdrops or lollipops.
Macaroni and Cheese
Another classic to make it on the list, macaroni and cheese will always be in the taste buds of many. Besides its numerous modes of preparation, it can also be served in numerous ways – whether it be as it is or deep-fried in a ball-shaped dish.
Since Barbecue was already discussed, it is time to move on to the more ‘intricate’ kind. Ribs are the kind of food that makes you want to get your hands dirty for the sauce. Just don’t forget to put on a napkin before you eat.
Whether it be medium-rare, medium-well, or well-done – you can never go wrong with anything related to steak.
Here is something else that is definitely meant to be eaten by hand. With or without gravy, fried chicken is a staple of any cuisine in any occasion, weddings included, is not going anywhere anytime soon.
This is more than just a side dish, it is an icon of classic outdoors dining. With this on your menu, you will never hesitate to ask for it every second.
This is for those who wish for a more ‘ethnic’ and Korean kind of dining experience. Instead of just giving or receiving this as a gift as it is usually done, why not serve it instead in your wedding reception? It will really kick the spice up a notch in your banquet of love.
For sandwich lovers and cheese-fanatics everywhere, this dish is for you. The Philly Cheesesteak is a dish loved and indulged by many, and like many other dishes, can be eaten with only your bare hands.
Breakfast-themed wedding feasts are something that is about to enter the mainstream today. So, why not start the trend by serving pancakes in your reception? Be sure to include numerous toppings and the ever-famous maple syrup in your roster.
Speaking of breakfast, waffles are something that should never be excluded in this feat. Like pancakes, you can serve them however you want and you can add a lot more twists to it to make it more interesting and mouth-watering.
Cereal isn’t just for breakfast, it is a food that can be eaten anytime of the day, especially during a wedding. Just remember to bring milk.
Cookies and Milk
This is the snack of every generation. With warm cookies and a glass of milk, indulgence has never felt so good.
This dessert has its fair share of varieties and tastes. No matter how you like it, brownies in your wedding menu are sure to spell a good time for you and your guests.
These unique treats are sure to bring a lot of fun on your special day. So, if you are thinking of ditching the classic set-up of a wedding, why not try these unique food favorites instead? Either way – you, your spouse, and your guests – are sure to have a blast!