Do you love coffee and cake too?? Whenever I am out and about I often treat myself ….especially if I spot a small independent coffee shop as I simply can’t resist investigating and sampling. I found Caracoli coffee shop on Winchester High Street – so pleased I walked further up the hill, it was a […]
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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.
‘Snow in Rome for the first time in 25 years’ was headline news, whilst I was visiting the city on a recent teaching trip. My first two cake decorating classes went ahead as planned, however the third was unfortunately cancelled due to lack of students. For me, however, it meant an extra free afternoon to […]
After eight weeks of baking heaven, the BBC’s ‘Great British Bake Off ‘ has come to an end with Joanne Wheatley pronounced the 2011 winner. The show started with twelve amateur bakers who battled it out against each other, during eight weeks of challenging tasks under intense pressure. Joanne Wheatley, Holly Bell and Mary-Anne Boermans […]
Birthday cake, Pingu, edible food colour, small children, what could possibly go wrong…? The winner of our Creative Writing Competition – Amusing Cake Story, Tracy Tomlinson tells us We hope her story makes you laugh as much as we did! The Pingu Family Cake “It was coming up to Lloyd’s 3rd birthday and he didn’t […]
Our interest in the Royal Wedding cake is well documented! I am sure you can imagine our ‘cake’ excitement, and the anticipation, as the day grew near. The Royal Wedding was a visual delight from the moment the coverage commenced. The bride, the groom, the wedding dress, Harry, Pippa, Westminster Abbey, the carriage, the flowers, […]
Prince William certainly isn’t the first and, after Friday’s Royal Wedding, will definitely not be the last to request a chocolate biscuit cake at his wedding!! The cake is said to be a childhood favourite of Prince William’s, one that appears in Princess Diana’s personal chef, Darren McGrady cookbook ‘Eating Royally‘. “I was thrilled to […]