08 June 2013

The Wedding of Princess Madeleine

The wedding of Princess Madeleine happened today!

The wedding banquet on 8 June 2013 was held at Drottningholm Palace. 
The guests arrived at Drottningholm Palace by boat. The guests of honour were seated at the table of honour, and the other guests sat at round tables around them.


Swedish delicacies Kalix vendace roe in a cone, with lemon and piquant crème fraîche, Skagen emulsion with crisp rye bread, mustard herring in a carrot coating,  pickled herring terrine, egg from Gotland with Drott caviar foam and miniature Västerbotten cheese pie Butter-baked salmon trout with boiled white asparagus, fried green asparagus, marinated purple asparagus, and tomato and shallot compote with browned butter, horseradish, chive oil and salmon roe Roast fillet of veal from Holmberg Farm with Västervik mustard coating and Astrakan cider sauce, carrot variation and roasted mini cauliflower from Nobis Farms Pavlova with Italian meringue, wild strawberry sorbet and strawberry ice cream, white chocolate and fresh wild strawberries


Swedish schnapps and beer
Trimbach Riesling Vieilles Vignes 2009 Alsace Pommery Grand Cru Millésime 2005 Champagne Auxey-Duresses 1er Cru 2010 La Chapelle Dom. Lafouge Sattlerhof Beerenauslese 2010 Südsteiermark 

Madeleine and Christopher with their wedding attendants.

Madeleine and Christopher with their respective parents.

Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark with Princess Charlene of Monaco at Princess Madeleine's wedding.

Crown Princess Mette-Marit with Crown Prince Haakon of Norway at the wedding.

Queen Silvia and Prince Carl Philip of Sweden, mother and brother of the bride.

Princess Madeleine walking down the aisle.

At the altar.

Christopher and Madeleine in a horse-drawn coach.

Crown Princess Victoria of Sweden with her husband, Prince Daniel, and their daughter, Princess Estelle. Victoria is the sister of the bride, Princess Madeleine.

Princess Madeleine being walked down the aisle by her father, King Carl XVI Gustav of Sweden.