Summer and Ice Creams

I don’t know about where you live, but in the UK as soon as the sun pops her head out everyone rushes to buy an ice cream; any day out is punctuated by stops in shops or at ice creams vans for a cone of fluffy white Mr Whippy, its like a national obsession. Even…

Peach Melba Ice Lollies

Peaches aren’t very popular with my children – I think it’s maybe something to do with it being a wet juicy fruit. Anyway, I LOVE peaches, and since they love ice lollies this recipe was a great way of getting them to eat an entire peach and a good few raspberries without realising it. Sneaky…

Mixed Berry and Elderflower Ice Lollies

I’ve mentioned before the problems we have in buying ice lollies. Some own brand supermarket options are OK for us, but on the whole we can rarely buy ice lollies from ice cream vans or shops, due to them possibly containing nut or milk traces. This can be particularly painful on sticky hot days, especially…

Sainsbury’s, this time you did impress (ice lollies part II)

As I’ve mentioned before, Sainsbury’s is normally a complete nightmare to shop in if you are dairy, egg and nut-free, with a complete lack of (or even non existence of) choice in a lot of areas, notably breads, biscuits, crackers, sweet and savoury snacks. I have to admit there are a couple of things they…

Ice Lollies (UK brands and why Tesco come out on top again)

As I mentioned, summer has suddenly arrived in the UK – at last, some might say! So thoughts turn to ice lollies, especially if you’re a child and especially if most ice creams are out of the question. I know the girls will be hot and need cooling off when they get home from school…