Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Paul & Ritz’s Wedding Reception, Manila Edition

Exactly a week after their Hong Kong wedding reception, Paul and Ritz did it again.

August 8, 2010, Sunday

The Conservatory at The Peninsula Manila

6pm until late


IMG_7748The entrance


IMG_7654The ballroom


IMG_7752The newlyweds. The gown!


IMG_7755The VIPs. Clockwise from top left: Jeff, Nikko, Felisse, Archie, Frances, Me, The Bride in The Gown, The Groom, Florence, JR, Alexi, Chiz, Benjie, Jamie


IMG_7749The buffet


IMG_7759The hungry guests


IMG_7735Classic Caesar salad. Arugula with parmesan shavings and balsamic dressing.


IMG_7677Italian antipasti with buffalo mozzarella. Salami Milano, sundried tomatoes and olives. Foie gras prawn terrine.


IMG_7681 Spicy tortillas, cheddar, guacamole, sour cream, tomato salsa


IMG_7691Prawns, mussels, oysters, crabs


IMG_7683Salmon gravalax


IMG_7743House smoked duck breast with orange 


IMG_7746Chicken Waldorf salad. Tuna Nicoise salad. Sushi and sashimi.


IMG_7693Basil whipped potatoes. Sautéed garden vegetables.


IMG_7706Rock lobster thermidor


IMG_7704North Indian tandoori-roasted chicken curry


IMG_7724Roasted rack of lamb with dates, rosemary jus


IMG_7725Slow-cooked veal loin with spinach, artichokes and crepes mushroom sauce


IMG_7726 Pan-seared salmon fillet with scallops, champagne sauce


IMG_7727Ravioli with mushrooms and asparagus


IMG_7711Roasted suckling pig


IMG_7712Breads, cheeses, muscatels, dried fruits, crackers


IMG_7716Truffles and pralines, assorted mini pastries, assorted mini cheesecakes, vanilla pudding in strawberry coulis, dark chocolate truffle gateau


IMG_7717Apple and blackberry cobbler with vanilla sauce, fresh fruit pavlova


IMG_7720Tropical fruit platter, assorted mini pastries, vanilla pudding with strawberry coulis, coffee mousse cups


IMG_7807More desserts for the ladies: Richmond, JR, Archie. The two beside me are still single. Message me if interested! :)



The Conservatory: 2/F, The Peninsula Manila, Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, 1226 Makati City, Philippines. Tel: +632-8872888 

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