I think most of us can say that we strive to be happy. It’s been proven that money doesn’t primarily affect how happy we are, so what makes us happy and how can we bring more happiness into our lives? As a cake designer, I have known for many years that the process of designing, […]
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Discover Lindy's inspirations and thoughts on a variety of topics including success and the pursuit of excellence. If you want to know what makes Lindy tick, this is the category to read and explore. Lindy talks, amongst other things, about why cake decorating makes us happy and how her genes have played their part in her amazing sugarcraft career.
You have probably heard the old English proverb ‘curiosity killed the cat’ used to warn of the dangers of unnecessary investigation or experimentation. But I would argue that in most cases, the smart reply of ‘and Satisfaction brought it back’ taught to me by my grandmother, is more appropriate. I am naturally curious, always have […]
Cake Masters recently published a multiple choice quiz in their monthly magazine, where they identified five different types of cake decorator. Always up for some light-hearted entrainment, I eagerly answered their questions to find out the results described me perfectly. I think that it is always important to try and understand people, so I have […]
A beautiful hand-crafted bespoke wedding cake can be yours with good planning and careful budgeting. As with all aspects of your wedding, it’s a question of your priorities. I am a big fan of lists and suggest that it is a good idea to sit down and make a list of all the suppliers that are […]
When you spend quite a lot of time teaching, as I do, it’s a real treat to be a student occasionally. Yesterday I went on a fascinating painting course, I thoroughly enjoyed the class and the teacher was very knowledgeable. However, sometimes during the day, I did get the feeling as if I was back […]
Here at Lindy’s Cakes, we are asked questions all the time. Interestingly we receive many more questions about baking then we ever do about cake decorating!! Is there a nut-free alternative to ground almonds being one such question. Now I love baking and have been baking for as long as I can remember. However, I […]