Especially during school holidays, because not many people liked it, so I got a few of their bowls of sago as my seconds." Norrie McLellan, Portobello "Knickerbocker Glory
, loads of ice cream, fruit, syrup, raspberry, fresh cream, chocolate and cherry on top." Graham D'Arcy, Glasgow "Baked rice with a thick skin and prunes.
Wimpy is also about desserts, with many customers happy to leave the burgers and indulge in the classic Knickerbocker Glory
, ice cream sundaes or hot pancakes.
But perhaps the most impressive items on the menu are the knickerbocker glory
sundaes in flavours such as chocolate, strawberry, salted caramel, and passion fruit and mango.
Soon people will be able to sample some of the chain's famed hot and cold desserts from the Great Knickerbocker Glory
sundae to fresh waffles including the choc-a-lot waffle.
There's a good selection of desserts, priced from PS5 for a vanilla creme brulee to PS7.50 for a dark chocolate fondant, but we plumped for the knickerbocker glory
(PS7) with two spoons.
Later, we all met back at a cafe opposite the car park for the final treat of the day: a knickerbocker glory
served in a tall glass with a cherry on top and a chewing gum ball lurking at the bottom, buried in ice cream and raspberry syrup.
When a waiter brought me one, Sir Ken said: "What a beautiful day for Dame Nellie Melba to drop a choc ice down her tights and say, 'How's that for a knickerbocker glory
?'" Happy birthday Doddy!
The top floor consisted of the 'Ice Cream Parlour', where Fortnum's signature ice cream, the Knickerbocker Glory
, was served.
But they have all gone, though there are lots of new ones, including Home in Oxton village, while the Wimpy in the town centre still serves a splendid knickerbocker glory
Replacing OBEs and CBEs would be a silver medal, where recipients get a tweet from the Queen, a queue-jumper pass to Alton Towers and knickerbocker glory
from Mark Toney's.
Then it's on to an ice cream parlour that inspires her to create a Knickerbocker Glory
It'll be a tough act to follow, unlike the job of the judges, which is to be driven about from cafe to cafe (ie, ice-cream to ice-cream) in the company of some of the most fabulous gals I've ever had the pleasure to share a knickerbocker glory