Well known and highly respected in the cake decorating industry, Lindy Smith has over 25 years experience in sugarcraft. A former chartered surveyor, Lindy was originally inspired to start cake decorating by her own wedding cake. Lindy is a cake designer who not only creates amazing edible creations, she also loves to share her passion for sugarcraft and inspire fellow enthusiasts. Lindy is the author of 15 cake decorating titles, 13 of these being for D&C, the most recent include ‘Lindy Smith’s mini cakes academy’, ‘Creative colour for cake decorating, which won an International Gourmand Cookbook award for Best Pastry Sweet Book in the UK in 2014 and her internationally best-selling ‘ The contemporary cake decorating bible’.
Lindy has appeared on television many times, most recently on Create & Craft TV but she has also appeared on programmes such as BBC1’s Generation Game and presented a sugarcraft series for Good Food Live. Lindy loves to teach and has travelled to many parts of the globe sharing her skills and knowledge through hands on classes and demonstrations both large and small. She also teaches online via the Craftsy platform.
‘Inspiring the best in Sugarcraft’
Lindy’ s cake mission is to inspire and to bring a fresh contemporary look to sugarcraft design. Her well established company, Lindy’s Cakes Ltd, supplies, via it’s online shop, quality cake decorating products including Lindy’s own ranges of sugarcraft cutters, cookie cutters and cake decorating stencils.
In 2012, Lindy won Insight Magazines Business Woman of the year title. Katherine Benson, the magazines editor said: “Lindy Smith is a remarkable woman. Not only does she boast high level skills to create her own designs, but she thrives on helping others achieve their goals when it comes to making that cake not only taste good but look good too. Her range of knowledge is extensive and from her website to her books, cutters and stencils and classes, Lindy has shown that being business savvy isn’t all about profiting yourself, but also about profiting others too.”
To see what Lindy is currently doing, become a fan of Lindy’s Cakes on Facebook or follow Lindy on Twitter and Pinterest. For baking advice and a wealth of information, visit her blog via the Lindy’s Cakes website.
‘Passionate about inspiring you’