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Ian Hindle
Neath, South Wales
A welsh business entrepeneur
Interests: working,finance,tennis,skiing,football, rugby,golf,education
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It is out at last - the La Creme Patisserie 2012 Christmas Brochure. Lots of the old favourites including our Welsh True Taste award winning frangipane mince pie gift boxes and new for this year, our Macaroon gift boxes. Other... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Click on the links below to download the recipes Sian demonstrated at the Neath Food & Drink Festival last weekend. We had an amazing response from everybody who tried the tasters and Rebecca and Isabel had great fun helping out.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 8, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Macaroons are very popular at the moment. Bright colours and strong flavours. Most popular choices are raspberry, lemon, vanilla and coffee. Continue reading
Posted Sep 17, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
We had a leak at the factory in the drainage pipe, which meant that we had to be in on Fathers Day taking up the floor. Luckily for me, my two sons Robert and Matthew said that they would come... Continue reading
Posted Jul 1, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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We always like a challenge. The latest was a cake for 400 people for a party in Tiger Tiger in Cardiff in the shape of a Jager Bomb. It took the 3 people to lift it! Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Cheesecake dessert trio for Margam Orangery Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
Sian has recently been asked to feature in a video for Careers Wales to talk about what it is like to run her own business and the skills required in making cakes and patisserie. We do a lot of work... Continue reading
Posted Feb 19, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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What better way to celebrate your 30th Birthday than to score a try for Wales. It is 6 nations time of year and Wales are on a high. Rhys a dairy farmer from West Wales and a former no.9 celebrated... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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A Winter Wedding Cake with a top tier and individually designed mini wedding cakes for a December Wedding in Bath. We have limited availability for Wedding Cakes for 2012 so don't delay in emailing to arrange a consultation. Contact Sian@lacremepatisserie.co.uk... Continue reading
Posted Jan 10, 2012 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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From December 1st through until January 3rd we will be selling our cakes and desserts from a chalet in McArthur Glen Shopping Village in Bridgend. The Christmas chalets are based outside the food court. Products on sale include our Cowin... Continue reading
Posted Dec 2, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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We are busy preparing for the Royal Welsh Winter Show on Monday 28th and Tuesday 29th November and inspired by the BBC programme Frozen Planet we are in full swing making pengiuns, snowmen and snowflakes as cake toppers. Send us... Continue reading
Posted Nov 18, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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This Saturday the Ospreys are playing the Scarlets at the Liberty Stadium, kick off 6.30pm. All the world cup stars for both sides will be on show. To help celebrate the evening the Ospreys are hosting a Welsh food fair... Continue reading
Posted Nov 3, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Its the final of the Welsh True Taste Awards 2011 in Llandudno on Thursday Evening. We have been shortlisted for our Frangipane Mince Pies and we will find out on the night whether we have won Gold, Silver or Bronze.... Continue reading
Posted Oct 18, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Follow the link below to download the recipes demonstrated by Sian at the Neath Food & Drink festival 2011. Download Food Demonstration Recipes 2011 in pdf Download Cookery Demonstration Recipes 2011 in word St.Davids Church in Neath is a perfect... Continue reading
Posted Oct 10, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Our latest wedding creations have been a macaroon tower, a 2 tier ruffled ivory wedding cake and a mini croquembouche. We also supplied bespoke desserts of raspberry shortbread hearts. The setting was amazing, set on a private estate in Rhos... Continue reading
Posted Sep 19, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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It has been a busy time over the last six weeks baking wedding cakes. One of the most spectacular cakes we baked was for a wedding at Oldwalls on the Gower in Swansea. The cake was a chocolate cake cone... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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We have just returned from selling our Cowin Lush Welsh Cheesecakes at the Royal Welsh Show and we would like to say a big Thank You to all our customers, who were so very generous in their praise for our... Continue reading
Posted Jul 23, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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It is Cardiff International Food Festival this weekend. The event runs from Friday through until Sunday and is held in the Cardiff Bay area. Why not come along - there will be lots of food and drink exhibitors - a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 6, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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The Ice House in Swansea was host to a rather special party last month. IBM are celebrating 100 years and we were asked to bake a birthday cake for the occasion, using their company logo. Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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One of the great things about our business is that every cake we make is bespoke for each and every individual customer. Sport is definitely one of the most popular choices when individualising a cake and last week we had... Continue reading
Posted Jun 16, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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Busy week as always, with lots of different cakes on order. Everybody has their own personal favourites when it comes to cake designs. Sports and hobbies are very popular, as are children's tv characters. Whatever your interests are, just send... Continue reading
Posted Jun 9, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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The Oxwich Bay Hotel on the Gower in Swansea was the venue for our latest wedding cake creation. The wedding reception was held in the Marquee overlooking Oxwich Bay in the grounds of the hotel. The bride choose a 3... Continue reading
Posted May 23, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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We supply lots of restaurants, hotels and coffee shop shops across South Wales with our delicious desserts. The trend is definitely towards individual desserts, as opposed to large 12 or 16 portion cakes which then need to be cut, although... Continue reading
Posted May 18, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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These embossed cup cakes were for a wedding at Margam Orangery at the start of May. The cup cakes were classic white with violet roses and butterflies and had an embossed pattern stenciled into the white fondant. The effect was... Continue reading
Posted May 13, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog
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The world has gone Fruit tart crazy. We can't make them fast enough. Fresh strawberries, raspberries and blueberries make a perfect combination and they are selling "like hot cakes". We supply these tarts to a number of outlets across South... Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2011 at La Creme Patisserie Blog