Don’t you just love Christmas? Once the shopping is out of the way you get to indulge your sweet tooth without any guilt, and can treat your friends and family to an array of incredible treats.
I simply adore Pinterest, so when I was approached to take part in the Pin It Forward UK Campaign I jumped at the chance. Pinterest is a wonderful tool – its part mood board, part scrapbook, part social platform like Twitter but using pictures rather than words. I love how visual Pinterest is, I… Continue reading
A golden wedding anniversary is always a special occasion and a time of celebration, 50 years of marriage is a huge milestone and one certainly deserving of a very special celebration cake. I created my first golden wedding cake for my ‘Celebrate with a cake‘ book. However when my parents decided that they were going to celebrate their own golden… Continue reading
There are wedding cakes and cheese boards but who would have thought of a Cheese Wedding Cake? The familiar three-tiers but made out of the most mouth-watering fresh, natural, local cheese … Cheese Wedding Cakes offer a modern and delicious alternative to traditional cakes – and great for when your guests get a little peckish later in the evening. Some couples will opt for both a Cheese Wedding Cake and… Continue reading
As an inspiration in sugarcraft, Lindy, and all of us on the team, love to hear how Lindy’s ideas and techniques have found their way into your world of cake decoration. A little while ago we ran a creative writing competition and Pat Cliffe was one of our joint runners up in the ‘Amusing Cake Story’ section with her humorous tale of a wonky wedding cake. We thought you all might… Continue reading
“Colour is my day-long obsession, joy and torment” is a quote from Claude Monet, the founder of French impressionist painting, and yesterday I had to agree with him! I am sure many of you know that I love to use colour on my cakes, I like to try new combinations to see what I can create. So yesterday I set myself the challenge of using a colour palette that is… Continue reading
We are thrilled to bring you the second of our winners in our ‘Creative Writing Competition’. We loved this entry by Cecille Sia in the ‘Best Cake Recipe’ category. Cecille is one of our international cake friends and customer! She is from Manila in the Philippines, she grew up here and says that her Grandparents were hugely influential in her life. To us this story encapsulates what baking
I’ve just returned from a lovely day spent looking around the 25th Squires Cake Decorating, Chocolate and Sugarcraft Exhibition, Farnham, Surrey. It was wonderful to meet up with so many cake friends and such a treat for me to be a visitor rather than trader/demonstrator!!!
Unsurprisingly, there was a definite royal theme to some of the cakes and exhibits on display at the show. This large picture… Continue reading
It’s not about the movie…. it’s not about SJP…. it’s not about who is Samatha’s latest squeeze… nor is it about the Manolos… it’s about the CAKE! Here at Lindy HQ we’ve been ooohing and aaahing over the recently released photos of the Wedding Cake created for the Sex and the City 2 movie, due for realease 27th May 2010. According to our sources, or rather what we’ve been able… Continue reading
Lindy generously donated the cake she made at Friday’s Wonky Cake Workshop to the John Hampden Infant School in Wendover . This is our local school and is where Lindy’s own children went many years ago. It is also the school that all of Lindy’s staff children past and present attend. What a treat!