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I’ve had a few attempts at these and find that they work best with Dove’s Farm White Bread Flour, it gives a good structure to the choux pastry and has the advantage of being available in most supermarkets.  I have also used Squires Kitchen fondant icing sugar, to be honest I haven’t tried any other because I read reviews and Squires came out on top and it didn’t disappoint but it is not readily available on the high street so you may want to plump for what is on the shelves or do what I did and send off for a job lot.  It stores well and is great on so many cakes. Continue reading “Jane Beedle’s Gluten Free Chocolate Eclairs”

The catwalks were in full bloom for SS17 with everyone from Gucci to Isabel Marant taking the theme and working it to suit their own aesthetic and that’s the secret to this really wearable trend – do it your way.

It might be that you fancy a full on floral suit a la Gucci or alternatively a 90’s inspired ditsy print and leather jacket combo might be more your thing. Continue reading “Flower Power”

Here at The Glades we love to make shopping as easy as possible. That’s why we provide a FREE Personal Stylist service for our customers to help with those big occasions or everyday outfits that can sometimes be such a struggle. We know it can feel like a big step making that first appointment, especially when you’re not feeling your most confident, so we sat down with Juliet, our stylist-in-residence, to ask some questions about the service and show you how easy and fun shopping with her can be.

Continue reading “Meet our Personal Stylist”

With so many fabulous stores at the centre including Debenhams, Marks and Spencer, Zara and Massimo Dutti, we have the inside track on the latest trends and must have wardrobe updates and each week we’ll be sharing our fashion know how with you.

We’ll have the best of homewares, make-up and beauty updates, stuff for the kids and of course food…we love food. If the menus in any of the wonderful restaurants at The Glades change, we promise you we’ll be there straight away and report back here to let you know our verdict…it’s a tough job but somebody’s got to do it.

We’ll also be bringing you guest blogs from some of our retail experts, fabulous shoppers and partners and maybe, if you’re lucky the odd competition too.

So, we look forward to chatting more very soon but for now why not check out our first fashion blog here.