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"Hokey Pokey IceCream." Top 5 Page for this destination New Zealand Local Custom Tip by kiwi

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  HokeyPokey Icecream
by kiwi

All kiwis at some point in their lives grew up on Hokey Pokey Icecream. Rich, creamy and sweet, I found less tolerant of this delight as I got older.
But as a youngsgter, nothing was better nor made us feel so alive as eating a cone of this treat.
New Zealand is reknown for it's rich creamy icecream, and someone thought to add chunks of toffee and give it a funky name.
That was a long time ago, cos I've yet to meet a Kiwi who remembers life before HokeyPokey.
I do recommend you try this Kiwi Icon at least once. Just try a little if you are not so fond of rich desserts, but do try some.

othercontact: Most supermarkets & cnr stores.

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  • Updated Oct 20, 2003
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  • angiebabe's Profile Photo
    Jul 6, 2015 at 7:55 AM

    yes yum we had some during my celebration time being back home earlier this year! passionfruit flavoured is quite special to NZ too

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