Snow White and the Beggar







In a distant kingdom lived Snow White along with his stepmother. Snow White was sweet, kind and gentle while her stepmother was tough and greedy and was obsessed with the idea of her daughter marrying the richest prince of the court. The young woman who was kind and sweet at the same time was in love with a beggar and he was also in love with her, knowing that the mother of the sweet girl was opposed to his love story, every night the two lovers were secretly Without the cruel mother of the beautiful girl knowing it.

One day, it was announced that all princesses of the royal court were invited to the castle of Prince Philip where his wife would be chosen. Upon learning of the news, the young lady’s stepmother forced her daughter to attend the dance despite her daughter’s refusal to attend that dance. As the postman distributed letters throughout the kingdom, one of them went to the place where the lover of Snow White lived, which after seeing the letter he imagined that at that moment his beloved must have been in that dance and left for the Castle of the mighty prince. In the castle of the king, the prince was impressed by the beauty of the young princess and I invite her to dance and Snow White, despite not wanting to dance with him I accept.

The enamored of the beautiful girl managed to get the royal dance and the princess to see him stopped dancing with the prince of the court and escaped with him, the evil stepmother of Snow White to see them escape together followed. When the two lovers arrived in a hidden forest and Blancanieves began to cry disconsolately not knowing herself understood by his mother, while his love tried to console one of the tears of the sweet young woman fell to the ground and became a fairy godmother, when seeing them. Two surprised lovers explained all their problems, and then the kind fairy gave the two lovers two apples that had the power to convert whoever ate them whom they wanted, and then the fairy godmother disappeared. Before the two lovers had the opportunity to try them, the good girl’s stepmother arrived and began to argue with her and to reproach her for going with a man who lives in humility rather than with the richest prince of the imperial court. Then the kind girl told him that she preferred to live all her life with a humble man whom she really loved than with a rich prince of whom she was not in love, these words came directly to the woman’s heart of ice and began to cry, then her Daughter explained to him the power of the two mates that the fairy godmother gave him and the two took the apples and became humble women and went to live the three together and were happy forever.

Portuguese weddings are expected to be amazing, featuring several courses with meats, seafood, desserts, and fine drinks. If you have been invited to a wedding in Portugal, then you need to find the right gift. The newlywed couple will enjoy receiving a gift that represents the country's traditional wedding customs. From cash to dinnerware and hand-embroidered linens, there are plenty of options to choose from.

Traditional Portuguese wedding gifts should help the newlywed couple start a home together. Here are a few gift ideas to help you out:

Dinnerware

These goods are a general staple in most wedding registries. Make sure you order regionally hand-crafted Portuguese items. Many stores sell 15th and 17th century reproductions made from natural clay. Handmade ceramic dinnerware is a family tradition in Portugal. This European country is famous for its pottery and fine tile work. The newlywed coupled will be glad to receive classic dinner plates in timeless shapes, dessert bowls designed for everyday use, and handmade stoneware teacup sets adorned with unique details.

Cookware

These beautiful pieces of ceramic cookware allow for traditional methods of Portuguese cooking. Terracotta roasting pans, ceramic pots, and casseroles are used extensively in the Portuguese cuisine. These items are available in all shapes and styles. If you are looking for traditional Portuguese wedding gifts, consider buying a cataplana. This piece of cookware consists of two metal clam-shells that clamp together. The Portuguese people use cataplanas to enhance the flavors of seafood.

Money

The money dance is one of the most popular wedding traditions in Portugal. Male guests pay to dance with the bride, while female guests pay to dance with the groom. The bride's show is passed among guests to collect money, which will help the newlywed couple cover the wedding expenses, pay for their honeymoon, and even buy a house of their own. If you haven't found a wedding gift yet, you can simply offer money to help the newlyweds start their life together.

Portuguese Embroidery

Portuguese embroidered tablecloths and tray cloths make excellent wedding gifts. This country is renowned for beautiful embroidery. Most items are characterized by beauty and simplicity, featuring unique details and traditional patterns. When you go shopping for a wedding gift, consider buying a traditional linen tablecloth, a love scarf, an embroidered rug, or a tray cloth with traditional motifs such as brambles, flowers, and leaves. A set of Portuguese table linens embroidered by hand will certainly be cherished.