Skip to main content

Tennis Themed Ice Cream In Time For Wimbledon



One of the things I love about being a blogger is the power to pick and choose interesting stories to write about, and share with all you blog readers, and this one is definitely caught my eye.

I'm counting down the days until the world's best tennis players hit the courts of Wimbledon, and while strawberries and cream is high on my list of tasty treats when I'm watching the matches, I have to say if I was in London in late June or July I'd definitely be checking out the ice cream on offer at Daphne's Restaurant in South Kensington. I'm a bit fussy when it comes to ice cream and sorbet, and while I'm not completely adventurous, I think the flavours available in the shops are pretty boring and lack variety.

There's no cookie dough or rocky road in sight with this summer ice cream selection though, and they all have a tennis theme as well, which I think is really novel. Daphne's will be selling ice cream cones via a funky pink ice cream cart outside their restaurant on the 29th and 30th of June, along with the 6th of 7th of July, and diners can also head to their rooftop conservatory as part of their a la carte menu. The staff at the restaurant bill their six ice creams and sorbets as "unique and mouth watering", and from the looks of the menu, they have something to suit most tastes. So what can you choose from if you're in the area and in the mood for some gelato?

  • Lob? It Was On The Lime : green tea and lime infused sorbet.
  • Grand Slam Orange Barley Granita: pure orange sorbet.
  • Strawberry and Shortbread Smash: An ice cream mix of fresh strawberries, and some tasty all butter English shortbread.
  • Pimms And Cucumber Sideline Sorbet: An interesting Pimms sorbet with candied cucumber as a garnish.
  • Chocolate And Deuce Dolce Di latte Ripple: Italian chocolate ice cream and toffee sauce ripple.
  • Peach and Prosecco Ace: A tasty sorbet with a prosecco infusion, and made with Italian blush peaches.
I am a real sorbet fan, so I think the orange sorbet would be top of my list, though I think I'd try some of the other sorbets and the strawberry ice cream as well. Now if only they had a mail order option, I'm starting to crave some sorbet now!

If you are in the area on the dates above, look out for the ice cream cart, or find out more at Daphne's website.

Comments

Popular posts from this blog

Action Themed Handmade Card - Daring Cardmakers Challenge

Hi Everyone, Hope you're all having a good week! Just want to say thanks to all of you that have been reading and commenting on my blog posts, especially the recent craft ones, joining in with the Daring Cardmakers challenges. I don't always have time to blog along, but this week the theme was 'action', and it was the perfect excuse to make a card with a topper kit I have had laying around for ages. The card I made is perfect for sports fans of all ages, and as a big diving fan, I'm sure this one will be a lot of fun for all. My main image and some of the extra bits are from a Hunkydory kit, I just love the image of the guy diving and his reflection shown in the water.  Copyright 2017 - These City Days I found some aperture cards in my stash and I'm enjoying decorating round the edges and adding some dimension to the designs. This time I went for a few sentiments, stars punched from holographic card, and some jute twine from Baker Ross.  I am slight

Daring Cardmakers - Trim The Tree Craft Challenge - Cross Stitch Card

Hi Everyone, It's the start of another week, and I'm fresh from seeing some of my favourite musical friends, for the first time in a long while, at our Christmas light switch on. I have some video, but I have never edited video clips in my life, so while I figure out what I'm doing, time to catch up on some other blog posts. I have joined in and submitted craft projects to the Daring Cardmakers Challenge before, and it's been great fun. So I just want to thank everyone who has commented on my previous posts, and add to this weeks challenge 'Trim The Tree'. I am working my way through a few small cross stitch kits from magazine free gifts, and this tree design really stuck out from my stash. It was easy and fun to stitch, and I even tweaked it a bit to add some gold glitter for the star at the top. Instead of hanging it in the supplied aperture card though, I found a plant pot topper with 25 on, and mounted it on a card just above that. The finished car

3 Ways With Mama Makes Bohemian Border Stamps

Hi Everyone, There's a little bit of a crafty overload here and on social media at the moment, but there are other posts planned and in draft form, so please look out for those, they just take a little bit of time to put together. Meantime I wanted to share the Mama Makes Bohemian Border stamps. I am a member of the design team, but bought these as I really liked the range of different designs - there are 10 in total, and had quite a few ideas of what I could do with them. I thought I'd post the stamps below, and 3 very different makes I came up with using them. 1) A Christmas Card - The Bohemian Border here I used as a Christmas garland, and absolutely love how it looks all coloured and glittered (had to get a little sparkle in there). The other thing I like about this set, is some of the designs are more of a bunting/garland shape, and not just a straight line, so there are handy gaps you can decorate with stick on gems or small embellishments for a finishing touch.