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ice cream Sauce or no sauce?

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Dawnieher3headaches Report 29 Jun 2013 21:58

when we lived on south coast if you were at ice cream van and wanted sauce you had to ask for it up here you have to ask if you don't want it.

So are you a sauce or no sauce person


~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 29 Jun 2013 22:13

Probably a no sauce person:)


Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 29 Jun 2013 22:16

Got to be strawberry with a flake of course! :-D


Sharron Report 29 Jun 2013 22:27

I don't like the sauce much. We had an ice-cream man who called it jungle juice, I still didn't like it much.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 29 Jun 2013 22:42

I can take it or leave it not really an ice-cream fan but OH loves 99 and lots of sauce so just get the same as him.


MarieCeleste Report 29 Jun 2013 23:20

For some reason it's called monkey's blood here up north.

Would much rather just have a 99 with hundreds and thousands on.

Prefer in a sugar cone rather than a cornet. We used to break the end of the cone, make a mini cone with that and then slurp the ice cream through the hole in the bottom of the big cone. yum.

Nolls from Harrogate

Nolls from Harrogate Report 29 Jun 2013 23:25

I hate to yell you Marie ...we still do, talk about kids haha. Don't fancy the name monkey's blood think that would put us off for ever. :-D


MarieCeleste Report 29 Jun 2013 23:39

Nolls - I never said how long ago that was ;-) !

It was the name put me off, I remember being taken to Whitley Bay as a small bairn and the man in the ice cream van said "I've put plenty monkeys blood on for you, pet" I was hysterical until mam explained, but never had it since.


GlasgowLass Report 30 Jun 2013 00:00

How odd?
That's 2nd time in less than a week that I've heard the term Monkey's Blood used for raspberry sauce on ice cream?


MarieCeleste Report 30 Jun 2013 00:24

Now there's a thing GlasgowLass - it was raspberry and not strawberry syrup, that's why it was a bit darker and really did look more like blood.


LadyScozz Report 30 Jun 2013 03:35

I remember that raspberry sauce, loved it as a kid.

The ice-cream van came around every Sunday afternoon, I was sent out with a jug to get the ice-cream with raspberry sauce.

I wonder if I'd still like it?



Sharron Report 30 Jun 2013 06:21

By the time the van got to us it had run out of ice-cream every time. You could always tell because he would be playing the chimes.


BarneyKent Report 30 Jun 2013 10:51

Red sauce on an ice cream cone. Our ice cream man always said, "do you want dragon's blood on it?"


Dawnieher3headaches Report 30 Jun 2013 18:37

Tiddler dont like the cornets she eats ice cream and then gives me the cornet


Suzanne Report 30 Jun 2013 18:58

no ice cream and no sauce yuk :-D