A popular family attraction is offering its young visitors a free ice cream for the next month. The Ice Cream Farm, based just outside of Chester, says every child who visits the farm over the next month will receive a teddy ice cream cone filled with their flavour of choice, absolutely FREE. And, when the kids have polished off their ice cream, there are lots of winter friendly activities to keep the whole family entertained all November long. Plus, there’s Crazy Daisy’s Fun Factory, an ice cream themed, indoor soft play barn, offering a selection of activities including everything from a melting ice cream slide, ‘cow shed’ and ball pit. There’s also a section for toddlers, complete with its own mini ice cream slide, bubble tubes and a giant piano to walk along. For babies, Daisy’s soft play has exciting sensory play, a mini ball pit and lots of lovely softness to roll around in. On Friday, November 27, VIP Play Pass holders will get more bang for … [Read more...] about Here’s how to get a FREE ice cream this month
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Sometimes there's nothing better than tucking into a tub of your favourite ice cream. Especially at the end of a hot summer's day. But it turns out this could pose a serious threat to our health, if we don't take certain precautions. Experts have recently highlighted that ice cream is one of the lesser-known causes of food poisoning, and can be just as bad for you as undercooked BBQ food. Amreen Bashir, a Lecturer in Biomedical Science at Aston University, has spoken out about the dangers of the sweet treat. She told theconversation.com that around one million people are affected by food-borne diseases in the UK every year. And the risk is especially high when going on summer picnics or having a BBQ as these remove the safety provided by a kitchen. However a food that can make you just as sick as undercooked BBQ grub is ice cream - but it turns out many people don't know this. She said: "Aside from the well known risks of diabetes and obesity, ice cream really does have the potential … [Read more...] about Common ice cream mistake could make you very sick
CAMILLA was spotted tucking into an ice cream with Dame Judi Dench on a visit to the Isle of Wight amid searing 34C heat. The Duchess of Cornwall could hardly stop laughing as she struggled to eat a 99 cone before it melted. Veteran actress Judi was welcoming the Duchess to the island as they visited Queen Victoria's former home, Osborne House. The 83-year-old legend has played Victoria in a number of films and is a patron of the palatial home. But she also had her work cut out offering a helping hand to Camilla, and was quick to proffer a tissue to help fix the mess the fast-melting ice cream left behind. Camilla, 71, was also seen chatting cheerfully to the ice cream man before battling through the Mr Whippy creation. And she and Judi appeared to be having a grand day out as they swapped jokes on one of the hottest days of the year so far. The actress then showed Camilla the house's restored Durbar Room, which was one of the locations for Victoria And Abdul, a film starring Dame Judi … [Read more...] about Camilla tucks into an ice cream with Dame Judi Dench on visit to Isle of Wight amid searing 34C heat
Caroline Simon USA TODAY Published 4:40 p.m. UTC Jul 15, 2018 Everyone's familiar with it — the classic, delectable treat that's such a staple of summertime that any hot July day might feel like National Ice Cream Day. But July 15 marks the official annual celebration of ice cream. It's a perfect time to appreciate the sweet treat and its fascinating history. Ice cream dates back thousands of years. It's long been beloved by Americans and people around the world. Modern statistics show just how much people adore the dessert today. In celebration of National Ice Cream Day, here's a look at eight things you probably didn't know about the creamy summertime favorite. 1. Ice cream older is than you think. Ice cream dates back to ancient times. Alexander the Great reportedly enjoyed snow and ice flavored with nectar and honey, while the Roman emperor Nero Claudius Caesar sent runners into the mountains for snow, which was … [Read more...] about Getting in our licks: On National Ice Cream Day, 8 things you didn’t know
Gone are the long summer days spent waiting around for the ice cream van to turn up on your road. These days, you can order desserts to your door with just a few touches on your smartphone screen. Better still, you can order to anywhere - not just your house - which means no melting ice cream at your picnic in the park. Result. So how can you get some frosty goodness delivered to you in Leicester without hardly having to lift a finger? See our guide below to find out how to get the good stuff delivered to you (so you can concentrate on the important business of enjoying yourself in the sun). How can you order ice cream for delivery? 1. Download the smartphone app for UberEATS, Deliveroo or Just Eat, or order online at ubereats.com , deliveroo.co.uk or just-eat.co.uk . 2. Select where you want your order to be delivered (e.g. your home, the park) 3. Search for your nearest restaurant or dessert parlour (see below) and browse the menu 4. Place your order for the time you want it to … [Read more...] about Can you get ice cream delivered to you in Leicester?