Details of the Kate and Williams official wedding cakes were released after yesterday’s lunchtime wedding reception at Buckingham Palace for 650 close friends and family. The main centrepiece cake was an eight-tiered moist dark fruit cake, covered in sugarpaste with masses of floral and piped details. The fourth tier mirrors details in the room, with […]
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Oh, the anticipation… I am sure I don’t need to tell you that we at Lindy’s HQ can’t wait to see the Royal Wedding Cake, or should I say cakes! Prince William and Catherine Middleton have each chosen a cake for their big day. A traditional wedding cake will sit alongside the fun, more informal […]
I’ve just read a very interesting article published in the Guardian online yesterday regarding book covers. I am never happy with the covers of my books so it was interesting to read: “Books long ago became a product, and the say-so of just one or two buyers can change a jacket from one that an […]
When I arrived this morning, one of my team had placed a cutting from today’s Daily Mail on my desk and you’ve guessed, it was all about cupcakes! The article is very amusing, it’s written by a ‘grumpy male mid-lifer’ – the authors words not mine! It talks about how cupcakes are taking over the world […]
I found a very interesting article on the Trendhunter magazine website which I thought you all might interesting. The article looks at 65 examples of food as art from around the world, decorated cakes and cupcakes do obviously feature but there are many other examples as well including bread art, jelly bean art and sushi art. […]
We all love birthday cakes and blowing out candles, but why is a birthday cake so special? I have just been reading a very interesting American blog post by Kaci Daugherty. It is entitled “Food Cultures of Birthday Celebrations,” and says that the custom of celebrating birthdays with birthday cakes: “Originated in Greece. The cake was […]