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So many best friends

Ah look! it's Anna-Lisa and her TEN bridesmaids ! Proving that you don't have to choose which of your best friends is the bestest when they're all brilliant This was our first wedding of the summer this year, and still one of our top favourite events....

Canape Conundrum

We're often asked how many canapes to allow per person at a party, and the answer varies according to time of day, amount of alcohol on offer, how long the event lasts and if there is any meal served later. As a guide, we'd recommend 8-10...

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Long hot summer

The last great outdoor wedding for this year is over. We've been to some fantastic venues & private houses this summer and been thrilled to be involved in some truly wonderful, memorable events. Thank you to all our brides & grooms, grooms & grooms, birthday...

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Lemon Posset

Let's hear it for gloriously good, old fashioned lemon posset!  You only need three little ingredients for this one, let's go: photograph: egg&spoon...

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Meltdown

Beautiful day for a wedding on saturday - even at 11pm it was still baking hot. So we sent Audrey round with a big old tray of ice creams. She was THE most popular person in the building! photograph: egg&spoon...

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Sweet & simple

A sweet, simple, naked wedding cake for our very dear friends: lemon vanilla sponge, strawberry & bay jam, vanilla bean buttercream and garden flowers photograph: egg&spoon...

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Ooh

Was it our ridiculously decadent dessert that put a great big smile on the faces of the ladies at dinner last night ? Or was it the naked butler...

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Last pop

This saturday sees the last day of our pop-up cafe at the Claremont as part of Brighton Artists Open Houses. Do pop in if you're passing and see what we've baked that morning, we'd love to see you x ...

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Doily Days

If you missed out on the first edition of Doily Days Loves Weddings magazine, you can find it here online: doily days magazine. It's full of fantastic ideas, inspiration, advice, top suppliers and we're in it too ( page 36 -37 since you asked ). There's...

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Pop up cafe

Pop in to our pop-up cafe!  Open each weekend in May for Artists Open Houses at the claremont in Hove, featuring the works of thirty local artists - and us! Stop off for a treat & a sit in the fabulous walled garden.  We have an ever changing menu...

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May the Fourth be with you

Fantastic weekend at Egg&Spoon: two delightful weddings and the first weekend of our pop-up cafe. Huge thanks to our team: Kylie, Natalie, Amy, Su, Lucy, Jax, Eddie, Caroline, Charlotte & Chloe.. we hope you've finally got a nice cup of tea and a sit down! Check...

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Hot cross buns – get them while they’re hot!

Get 'em while they're hot. We posted a similar recipe last Easter, but here goes again, courtesy of BBC food. These buns are just the ticket for warming the cockles on a Baltic spring day, totally delicious buttered & hot from the oven and I personally...

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Vintage wedding fair

hello to all the brides & grooms and all the fantastic suppliers who stopped to say hello and have a cup of tea & a lamington with us at belle's vintage wedding fair last sunday. we had a great time, see you at the next one x...

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11 year old’s birthday workshop

Mountains of chocolate, butter, marshmallows, sugar, popcorn & sprinkles = a bunch of very happy young ladies indeed.  Lots of marshmallow melting, muffin baking, popcorn popping, strawberry shortcake truffle rolling, spoon licking and a whole lot of giggling - this birthday party flew by in...

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Vintage wedding fair

A big Hello! to everyone who stopped to chat to us today at the Something Old vintage wedding fair at the Brighton Dome on Sunday.  We met some lovely brides, had a good snoop around some mighty fine vintage stalls and even managed to squeeze in a cup...

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Brownie love

Send your lovely mum some of our deliciously decadent chocolate brownies this Mother's Day. Remember when you were a child and how you used to make wonky flowers out of tissue paper & pipe cleaners ?  Yeah, she probably smiled and told you that she loved them...

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Pinterest

If you're looking for ideas for your big day, pinterest is an absolute goldmine.  we have our own wedding board on there too, with lots of photos from our recent weddings. Come & have a snoop around: pinterest.com/eggandspoon1/egg-spoon-weddings  ...

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Hello brides and grooms

Congratulations to all our latest brides & grooms! As promised, here are a few more photos from one of our favourite weddings of last year.  This fantastic marquee was supplied by beautiful world tents, plenty of space for dining, dancing and this one also housed a great fire...