As regular readers of this blog know, I don’t just write about cakes and cake decorating. This world we live in is a fascinating, inspiring place and by sharing what intrigues me, I hope in turn will inspire you. ‘C is not just for cake’ was a short speech I presented yesterday at my local Toastmasters club meeting. […]
Lindy's cake decorating books are both award winners and best-sellers. Delve into our book archive to discover behind the scenes snippets, detailed reviews plus news of awards and nominations. A Lindy Smith cake decorating book (Lindy has written 15) is a wonderfully colourful object to hold in your hands, it inspires and educates and may start you on a lifelong sugracraft journey - we do hope so!
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I am sure, like me, you love nice surprises! My publishers recently sent me an email letting me know that my latest book ‘Simply Modern Wedding Cakes‘ has been shortlisted for an award, how wonderful. Now I know that awards seem to be two-a-penny these days but never-the-less when a nomination is a complete surprise and your […]
A book is never easy to write, it takes months of hard work and dedication. It is a unknown entity, one that changes and develops as the creative process gradually moves from one step to the next. Writing a book is a very personal, as well as creative, journey and consequently as an author I need but dread to hear […]
I love creating cakes and books that are a little different but still appeal. Over the years I have developed a style, which I am told is very recognisable, obviously not absolutely everyone’s cup of tea, but is one that has proved very popular. Books take a huge about of effort to plan, develop, create […]
My latest book, Creative Colour for Cake Decorating has just been honoured with the award for “Best Pastry Sweets Book in the UK” by the Gourmand World Cookbooks Awards. What fabulous news and such a lovely way to end 2013. I am absolutely thrilled, especially as this book has to be my favourite of all the […]
I’m not colour-blind. I just lack the colour confidence gene. I’ve made cakes before (of course they’re a lot better since I did Lindy’s course), but choosing the right colour combinations …. let’s just say I used to stay “safe” going for a boring single colour creation, or go mad until my cakes resembled a […]