Maria Bradford catered for her first African wedding in 2017 and it was a wonderful day and memorable day for all sorts of reasons. Not least because it was an honor and a pleasure to cater for her cousin Khadija’s wedding day, but also because the guest list included friends and family from the UK, US, Germany and of course Sierra Leone.
Since then Maria has regularly catered for Weddings in Freetown and London. Due to the sheer size and diversity of Africa, wedding customs vary greatly not just between countries but between local communities. There is a growing trend among African communities where wedding ceremonies and marriage processes are blending traditional customs with modern practices. Maria’s first wedding was an Islamic Wedding, but since then she has catered for Catholic Weddings, and traditional African weddings alike.
The image of this couple is so beautiful that we would like to introduce these two people:
Khadija & Malik – Mas Allah! The perfect couple
Mas Allah! You’re the perfect couple!
Both of you are like soul mates for each other and together you are so strong that no one can defeat you.
Allah! Keep them in your blessings!.
Khadija was born on Wednesday, 8th April 1993 in Netland Hospital Freetown. At four years of age she left Freetown with her parents to live in
Geneva Switzerland. She returned to Freetown, for one year and then moved to Denmark for five years. She has also lived in Bangladesh and then Deli,
India. She is now a medical doctor. Khadija is the youngest daughter of Alhaji Murtada Sesay from Bo and Haja Fatmata Sesay from Pujehun.
Malikie was born on Monday 18th July 1988 in 34 military hospital Freetown. He lived in Freetown until he was fifteen years old and then moved to Malawi and
finished school in Malawi. When he was 19 he moved to Germany. He is running his business in Freetown. Malikie is the son of Dr Bailah-Leigh from Bo and Haja Mariama Leigh from Kono. He has three sisters: Binta, Adama and Fatmata.
You look so happy on your wedding. Alhamdulillah!
This happiness is the indication of your love and the blessing of Allah!
It was a pleasure cooking for this special and oh so very memorable occasion.