Cupcakes at Lindeth Howe
Filling Cases with Cake!
Beatrix Potter cupcakes, inspired by the favourite food treats of her characters, will be popping up at the hotel during National Cupcake Week and filling lots of cases.
Our talented team of chefs in the 2AA red rosette kitchen have devised fantastic flavours for little cakey treats that will make the mouth water. All are taken from the hints given in the pages of Miss Potter’s Tales, two of which she penned and illustrated from the property.
Cupcakes available from September 15-21, to celebrate National Cupcake Week, will be themed to suit the palates of Peter Rabbit (carrot cake), Squirrel Nutkin (hazelnut), Mrs Tittlemouse (cherry and almond) and Pigling Bland (chocolate and peppermint).
As The Tale of Pigling Bland was written at Lindeth Howe, the hotel expects the chocolate and peppermint cupcakes to be its best seller, particularly amongst departing guests wishing to pop some in their case. The little pig, Pigling Bland, was rather fond of peppermints and was sent off to market with eight conversation peppermints wrapped in paper that carried ‘appropriate moral sentiments’.
All four flavours will be sold in the hotel and on the menu for residents and non-residents dropping in for coffee or afternoon tea. They will also be on offer as a take-out treat, for anyone wishing to order and pick them up to take home. The cupcakes will cost £1.75 each or £2.50 gift boxed.
We are thrilled to bits to announce Sunil and Nickeisha are proud parents and the safe arrival of Nickel Burke who was born on 9th January 2014 at 12.11am weighing 6lb 11oz. Both Nickeisha and Nickel are doing fine. We wish them all the very best at this wonderful time and I am sure Sadiki will make a fabulous big brother.
Many congratulations to the family and I am sure you will all agree Nickel looks just like his father!!
Wow, we have been really busy refurbishing and upgrading some of our bathrooms at the hotel over the past few weeks. We have finished nine bathrooms and changed our ground floor disabled bathroom into a beautiful new wet room and we are really proud of all the work which has been completed.
Its all looking fresh and fabulous here. David and Jamie Parkinson the decorators are working extremely well and nearly completed ready for the Christmas decorations due to go up on 2nd December. We will complete the staircase whilst the hotel is closed in the first week of January.
All the historical pictures have been mounted and framed and hung on the walls and it certainly brings a new look into the hotel.
Well the weather here is gorgeous, spring has sprung and the sun is shining bright. The buds are showing on the magnolia tree and we are about to celebrate the launch of Pigling Bland’s centenary year by holding our very own book launch on Thursday 7th March when Beatrix Potter aka Judith Notley will be reading the story of Pigling Bland to local school and nursery children whilst enjoying a sumptuous Lindeth Howe Afternoon Tea at our Windermere Hotel. Watch out for Pigling Bland’s blog as he enjoys his centenary year.
We are also celebrating Mother’s Day later this week with a special price for that special lady in your life to enjoy a real treat of a gourmet 5 course dinner, bed and breakfast on Sunday 10th March 2013.
- Laying the new Carpet
- Finishing touches before the furniture arrives
- Romantic setting
Wow, we did it!!!!!
The Dining Room is open and guests are dining in our 2 AA rosette restaurant as we speak.
The wallpaper, curtains (steamed), pictures, mirrors are all up and looking stunning we are really pleased with end result. The new chairs arrived yesterday and we still have a few finishing touches to add, however the end result is excellent.
May I thank the hard working team of D H Parkinson decorators, Dave Woods electricians, SAP sound system engineers, Kendal Quality Carpets fitters, The Full Octave gentlemen for moving the piano back and forth, Northern Lights stained glass, Steve from Westmorland Furniture Company and Maureen & her team from Whitemore & Thwaytes Interior Design who came up with the design and re-made the curtains. But and its a big BUT – most of all I would like to thank ”The Lindeth Howe” hardworking team who have pulled out all the stops to ensure we were ready to open ready for the first guests to arrive.
I have a few taster photographs for you all to see now but I will leave the finished results for your all to see when you arrive.
We look forward to seeing you all soon.