Vegemite rubbish $1 coin claim

LUCKY FIND: A Christchurch woman has claimed she found a $1 coin in her Vegemite pack.

Woman stands by her story but company says there is no way a Kiwi $1 could make it into their spread.

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A WEEKEND FAVOURITE: Delicious coconut pancakes with roasted rhubarb.

Get a leisurely weekend brunch off to a good start with this delicious pancake and roasted rhubarb recipe.

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Don't call your cheese brie

AT THE FOREFRONT OF FROMAGE: New Zealand-born cheese expert Juliet Harbutt.

NZ makers shouldn't give their cheeses the European names of the styles they're based on, expert says.

$1 coin found in Vegemite

SAFETY HAZARD: The woman later complained to the Ministry for Primary Industries about her $1 find.

Woman finds the yeasty Australian-made spread is rich in more than just Vitamin B with mystery Kiwi addition.

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Recipe: Parmesan courgette fries

PARMESAN COURGETTE FRIES: Much lighter and healthier than your regular deep-fried potato version.

Who needs potato chips when you can make something much healthier with courgettes.

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Step away from that bottle of ready-made salad dressing.

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Even my allergic-to-the-kitchen husband could knock these feative treats out.

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Tom the Pom brews up bronze

SMILING: Tapanui craft beer brewer Tom Jones has picked up a bronze medal in an international competition.

A crafty Tapanui brewer called Tom the Pom is making waves in the beer world.

You can't define terroir

But you can taste it. When most wine lovers bandy the word about, we mean 'a sense of place'.

Easthope Family Winegrowers Pinot Noir Te Muna Road 2013 and Mangaorapa Estate Southern Hawke's Bay Pinot Gris 2011.

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New Zealand is rich with wineries, but these little-known Kiwi tipples are well worth seeking out.

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Vegemite rubbish $1 coin claim

LUCKY FIND: A Christchurch woman has claimed she found a $1 coin in her Vegemite pack.

Woman stands by her story but company says there is no way a Kiwi $1 could make it into their spread.

Why Indian food is so delicious

Scientists have discovered the molecular reason behind this cuisine's unique taste.

AT THE FOREFRONT OF FROMAGE: New Zealand-born cheese expert Juliet Harbutt.

Don't call your cheese brie

NZ makers shouldn't give their cheeses the European names of the styles they're based on, expert says.

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