Candy Sushi – Creative Dessert for a Mitzvah, Wedding, or Kosher Party

Child or adult – who doesn’t love candy?  When we came across Esprit Events’ fun and creative dessert idea – candy sushi – served at a bat mitzvah, we couldn’t wait to share this innovative idea with our kid and adult fans.

Candy Sushi from Esprit Kosher Events

Candy sushi rolls are made with rice crispy treats, wrapped with fruit rollups and topped with a variety of candies to include kosher Swedish fish, rock candy, colorful marshmallows, sour straws, and  licorice to name a few.  Can you pick out some other candy? READ MORE ......

Top Kosher Red & White Wine Picks from Skyview Wine & Spirits

With the High Holidays just around the corner, many of us are not just preparing our dinners, but also looking for the best kosher wines to ring in the new year.  Israeli wines continue to gain more recognition and accolades for their taste and quality.  Here are a few of the recommended Kosher Red & White Kosher Wines from Gary Wartels of Skyview Wine & Spirits, the metro area’s leading Kosher wine & liquor store, located in New York.

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Barkan Reichan Assemblage 2010  – Israeli
Rated 92 Points by Wine Enthusiast Magazine

This wine comes from several plots in the Upper Galilee, and combines Cabernet Sauvignon (67%) with Merlot (20%) and Shiraz (13%). The wines were aged separately in French oak barrels, half of them new. After 12 months they created the blend and the wine was bottled, without fining and with only mild filtration.

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10 Wedding Cake Ideas & Trends

10 Most Popular Types of Wedding Cakes for Jewish & Kosher Weddings

Industry experts share the hottest trends in wedding cakes.

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1. Different Shapes

More and more cake designs are veering away from the traditionally symmetrical round tiers. Many modern couples are choosing sleek square cakes. For couples that dare to be different, bold colors and patterns, unique shapes, and contrasting sizes create eye-popping looks that are sure to wow their guests even before they have their first taste.

Colorful Wedding Cake, Top Trends & Ideas for Kosher Wedding Cakes

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4 Ways to Style Your Candy & Dessert Buffet

We’re loving the party trend of candy and dessert buffets!  Don’t worry, nothing will be replacing the beautiful wedding cake or themed bat & bar mitzvah or party cakes anytime soon.  Rather, the dessert table has gotten much bigger to make room for a variety of sweet treats.

Dessert tables are another area where you can get creative, and leave a lasting impression on your guests.

Top 4 Ways to Showcase your Wedding, Mitzvah or Party Candy & Dessert Table

Dessert Table Buffet Bar


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Kosher Wedding Planning Guide | Jewish Weddings

No longer the chopped liver and knishes of yesteryear, Kosher food has gone upscale is taste and presentation!  If you’re planning a Jewish wedding, mazelmoments’ Kosher Wedding Planning Guide is a must-read.  We provide an easy-to-understand definition of “What is Kosher”, a breakdown of Kosher catering options, and tips for finding a Kosher wedding venue. READ MORE ......

Kosher Wedding Venues | 5 Ideas For Your Jewish Wedding

When it comes to planning a kosher wedding, couples may have varying preferences when it comes to how strictly they want to incorporate Jewish tradition into their special day. For example, while a number of couples may require their wedding hall to be strictly, 100-percent kosher, others may prefer venues where they can bring in meals from outside caterers to accommodate kosher guests.

5 Types of Places To Host Your Kosher Wedding

Capitale NYC, Jewish & Kosher Wedding Ceremony ChuppahPhoto: Capitale NYC

So before you can make a real decision about which type of kosher venue you are looking for, it’s important to really understand what you can expect with each: READ MORE ......

5 Ways to Add Candy to Your Bat Mitzvah, Sweet 16 or Wedding!

Decorating with candy continues to be a hot trend at bar and bat mitzvahs, Sweet 16s, and even some weddings. Always a crowd favorite, candy allows you to choose from a never-ending variety of colors and pick out striking combinations.  You’ll have fun creating candy arrangements that are sure to add a unique dose of sweetness and excitement to any party’s ambiance.Candy Bat Mitzvah Party, Sweet 16, Wedding | Centerpieces, Theme

At, we see candy used in many creative ways.  Here are five of our favorite ideas for adding candy to your event.

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Cool Flavored Ice Cubes

Summer weddings and outdoor bar/bat mitzvahs and events scream for cool beverages. The next time you make ice, instead of just running the tray under the tap, jazz up your beverage with flavored ice.  The recipes are quick and simple, and the cubes give your drink a bit of extra flavor instead of watering them down.  It’s also a tasty addition to a drink of water.

Edible Flower Ice CubesEdible flowers like pansies, snapdragons, and nasturtiums not only make adorable cubes (like these from Ruche), they also add an unexpected punch to whatever you put them in.  Nasturtiums have a sweet, peppery taste that is good in salads, homemade vinaigrette, and with fruit.  Pansies have a tangy flavor that takes lemonade up a notch. READ MORE ......

Wedding, Mitzvah & Event Catering Trends

Top 8 Trends in Food & Drinks for Weddings, Bat & Bar Mitzvahs and Kosher Events

Industry experts share the hottest trends in wedding and bat & bar mitzvah catering.

From our Ideas & Trends ReportDownload the Wedding Trends Report or Mitzvah & Party Trends Report

One of the major forces in weddings and bat & bar mitzvahs is personalization, and catering is no exception.  Menus are showcasing the bride and groom or child’s taste, style, culture, and creativity. Food and presentation can also support the event theme.

1. Food Design & Presentation

Unique Food Presentation Magnetic TrayPhoto: Magnetic Tray READ MORE ......