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2021-06-24 6:33:42 PM  
marmite >> vegemite
 
2021-06-24 6:38:41 PM  
Never had marmite.  Had vegemite while in NZ.  Hard pass on that vile stuff.

Smells like the vitamins my dad used to take back in the 89s.

*vomit*
 
2021-06-24 6:41:00 PM  
Yaaay!
 
2021-06-24 6:46:19 PM  
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2021-06-24 6:48:23 PM  
Richard Hammond's poached egg, on beans, on cheese, on marmite, on toast isn't too bad. =)


Richard Hammond reveals what he eats whilst filming road trips
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2021-06-24 6:54:43 PM  
vegemite >> marmite

/they're both good, though
 
2021-06-24 7:02:43 PM  
Nay to both.
 
2021-06-24 7:06:47 PM  
I've only had Vegemite, but it has its place.  Tried it thinly on a turkey sandwich - made it taste like roast beef.
 
2021-06-24 7:19:26 PM  
Yay. Even if you can't eat it straight out of the jar, it's useful as an umami bomb in a variety of recipes.
 
2021-06-24 7:44:20 PM  
YES.



Marmite's amazing when you put it


on steak before broiling.

I'm so lonely. Hold me.

 
2021-06-24 7:46:20 PM  
Yay, if you're asking. I just spread it thin on toast.
 
2021-06-24 7:49:29 PM  
Yayyyyyy! And might I add Huzzah!!!
 
2021-06-24 8:09:43 PM  
Marmite is amazing when you fry up an cheese omelet, maybe some potatoes and onions, dollop the marmite on whole grain and seed toast, then toss the toast in the garbage, open a few windows, and have a nice cheese omelet and fried potato breakfast.
 
2021-06-24 8:12:52 PM  
And it's yea or nay, idiot
 
2021-06-24 8:19:44 PM  
I've only had Vegemite; I really like it spread thin on a cracker with an ice cold beer on a hot day.
 
2021-06-24 8:46:07 PM  
First time I encountered Marmite I thought it was a fruit spread and slathered my slice of bread accordingly thereby generating hearty laughs from my fellow Sussex farmhands. Was a long time before this Yank dared approach the stuff again...

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2021-06-24 9:06:38 PM  
Can I Carry Marmite on a Plane?
Can I Send Marmite Through the Mail?


what in the even fark, did Dr Seuss write this article?!

Johnny Bananapeel: First time I encountered Marmite I thought it was a fruit spread and slathered my slice of bread accordingly thereby generating hearty laughs from my fellow Sussex farmhands. Was a long time before this Yank dared approach the stuff again...


lol, shades of the time a company desperate to hire me was wining'n'dining their-treat at some restaurant, and the salad bar had what I thought was lump-crab. turns out it was a ginormous tub of... horseradish.

and don't get me wrong, I farking love horseradish. just maybe not when you unexpectedly shove a big ol' spoonful directly into your mouth?

...

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/didn't die, got the job, s'all good?
 
2021-06-24 9:09:13 PM  
Me, I get all the yeast I need from my beer and my women. Why the would I add salt and smear it on bread?

Terry Pratchett has the perfect description of vegemite (look it up, I have to go grill some ribs). Yeah, I know, that's totally different...
(bullschitt)
 
2021-06-24 9:19:54 PM  

CFitzsimmons: I've only had Vegemite; I really like it spread thin on a cracker with an ice cold beer on a hot day.


seriously, are we still not doing phrasing?

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/also I'm not sure the cracker would enjoy the vegemite part
 
2021-06-24 9:46:42 PM  
Yay for me, but only on the right food. For example, spread on Provita with some cheese slices. Delicious.

If you really want to be adventurous, try some fish paste. No one in America seems to like it, but I love the stuff.
 
2021-06-24 9:51:51 PM  
People normally smuggle drugs using coffee to throw off the scent. Use marmite for better effect. I actually like it. Just don't slather on like butter. A little on a waffle with a touch of creme fraiche goes a long way.
 
2021-06-24 10:07:45 PM  
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2021-06-24 10:08:05 PM  
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Promite >> Our Mate
 
2021-06-24 10:15:07 PM  
Good multigrain bread, toasted
Butter
Marmite
Nice sharp cheddar.

Heaven in open face sandwich
 
2021-06-24 10:22:16 PM  
If you eat it, Cray-Cray
 
2021-06-24 10:26:16 PM  
Both Vegemite and Marmite are acquired tastes, best washed down with a good porter or stout. A good single malt is also an option.
 
2021-06-24 10:44:48 PM  

Johnny Bananapeel: I thought it was a fruit spread and slathered my slice of bread accordingly


Marmite bears a striking resemblance to Nutella.
 
2021-06-24 11:04:06 PM  

bigbadideasinaction: Good multigrain bread, toasted
Butter
Marmite
Nice sharp cheddar.

Heaven in open face sandwich


not bad, not bad, but - if'n I am doing a ploughmans lunch it is still Branston's all the way.

/eh, I guess it's better we currently have ~3 concurrent marmite/vegemite threads open right-meow, than like 17 different you've-been-boiling-your-eggs-wrong-fo​r-years lifehacks?
//also? marmite, vegemite, and branston brown all go great with hard-cooked eggs!
///just not at the same time ...probably.
 
2021-06-24 11:18:56 PM  
I thought marmots were varmints. Food is so confusing, especially when it shrieks and bites.
 
2021-06-24 11:46:27 PM  
BIG YAY
 
2021-06-25 12:33:55 AM  
It works well as an ingredient in beef stew or similar things or gravy, adds a nice flavor to it.
 
2021-06-25 4:38:34 AM  
Obvious from my Fark handle but for me Marmite is a very shoddy replacement for Vegemite, but obviously even I get these things are acquired tastes.

Vegemite, spread thin on toast (the jar explains it's a concentrate, if you put it on thick and think it's disgusting then that's your fault), fried egg (or poached, or sliced boiled egg) on top. The salty addition to the egg is superb.

I googled it and this popped up, looks alright I reckon.

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2021-06-25 4:44:03 AM  

syrynxx: Johnny Bananapeel: I thought it was a fruit spread and slathered my slice of bread accordingly

Marmite bears a striking resemblance to Nutella.


I've never been that high. What's it like?
 
2021-06-25 5:09:12 AM  
Yay.
 
2021-06-25 5:09:24 AM  

Aussie_As: Obvious from my Fark handle but for me Marmite is a very shoddy replacement for Vegemite, but obviously even I get these things are acquired tastes.

Vegemite, spread thin on toast (the jar explains it's a concentrate, if you put it on thick and think it's disgusting then that's your fault), fried egg (or poached, or sliced boiled egg) on top. The salty addition to the egg is superb.

I googled it and this popped up, looks alright I reckon.

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I am obvs.-not Aussie-As-Fark, but I do enjoy such as your people's traditional songs aboutlove of beetroot. my lazy-dumbass buys the stuff roasted+sliced+canned by the case, only other ingredients: water&salt. I farking adore it in a fried-egg-sanguich! mebbe with some rocket or other minimal greens. who knew?!

and now I have to wonder how beets, cheese, eggs, and vegemite would play together. 'cos honestly? it sounds delightful.

(apologies, I am totally not ass-uming you enjoy beetroot simply because you live on a criminally-populated island full of murderous chocolate confections. it's only that I personally love the stuff, is all.)

also, the farking hamazons lost this in the post an entire farking fortnight ago. they refunded immediately, but I've never had this brand and I seriously want the product much more than the reimbursement :(

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2021-06-25 5:20:12 AM  

tintar: and now I have to wonder how beets, cheese, eggs, and vegemite would play together. 'cos honestly? it sounds delightful.

(apologies, I am totally not ass-uming you enjoy beetroot simply because you live on a criminally-populated island full of murderous chocolate confections. it's only that I personally love the stuff, is all.)


All good mate, yeah we've previously discussed our mutual love of beetroot as a side, in a salad or on a burger. Not sure I've ever combined beetroot and vegemite but beetroot and fried egg on a burger are bloody excellent, a bit of bacon on that also fantastic but that's the optional extra out of those ingredients IMHO.

Our local version of the US Burger King is called Hungry Jacks, they do an Aussie burger as described above, although the egg component is not as good as you can find in many burgers served in pubs all over this wide brown land. (Beetroot visible at the top.)

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Vegemite goes great with egg, also cheese (slices or melted) and as some comments above have said of Marmite it's very helpful if your soup or stew needs a salty stock kinda kick.
 
2021-06-25 5:20:50 AM  
(Sorry about threadjacking there, apologies to all the Marmite fans)
 
2021-06-25 6:18:21 AM  

duckpoopy: marmite >> vegemite


Honestly? They're both fine. I grew up with Vegemite, but I sampled some Marmite in the UK a couple of years ago, and I didn't mind it.

I'd estimate that Mrs McSordid and myself eat around 300g of Vegemite a month, but I wouldn't be too troubled if we switched to Marmite. It's not as punchy, but it's *fine*.
 
2021-06-25 6:25:41 AM  

Aussie_As: (Sorry about threadjacking there, apologies to all the Marmite fans)


dude, I think I did far, far worse with the beetroot stuff ;-)

plus, I am the one who's a Pilgrim to Gomorrah - 'cos, as mentioned, my main-squeeze will always remain branstons, full-stop.

in one of these (no, there seriously are literally ~3 threads going on now) - I'd tried tapping up some info 'cos it's been awhile since I purchased either Marmite or Vegemite - and it quickly devolved even worse into "oh, well here's this Kiwi export version but also here's the local NZ version" and ditto-ad-nauseam for both AU and UK.,

lol, what is a boy even supposed to do?

I mean, if it was just Austria, I could easily believe your formulation included such as dried scorpions (or live scorpions. ok no let me just say it: probably both.) or wallaby-placentas or whatever. but... Britain and Auckland?! eh, I suppose "export" guinness to the US is not the same as locally-bottled guinness.

altho' in which case, why the fark is anyone even buying guinness in farking bottles. wualll, unless you want to manufacture Diesel-fuel t'home, of course...

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2021-06-25 8:20:16 AM  
I go through a jar of Marmite every month. It seems to be part of my re-Britishication regime I've been on during the pandemic (I've been watching lots of Brit videos, movies, etc. - with Paddington I & II being my go-to "comfort viewing").
 
2021-06-25 11:58:04 AM  
Never had either. Well admit in intrigued with this talk of egg and cheese sandwiches
 
2021-06-25 12:09:12 PM  
It's good when you're trying to make vegetarian french onion soup.  Obviously it's never going to taste like beef broth, but we're going for savory and yummy and umami with cheesy bread on top.
 
2021-06-25 5:00:06 PM  
You monster. The only question is "How much?"
 
2021-06-25 6:24:25 PM  

Aussie_As: (Sorry about threadjacking there, apologies to all the Marmite fans)


fine, here is your smack on the wrist -

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2021-06-25 7:27:42 PM  

Aussie_As: Obvious from my Fark handle but for me Marmite is a very shoddy replacement for Vegemite, but obviously even I get these things are acquired tastes.

Vegemite, spread thin on toast (the jar explains it's a concentrate, if you put it on thick and think it's disgusting then that's your fault), fried egg (or poached, or sliced boiled egg) on top. The salty addition to the egg is superb.

I googled it and this popped up, looks alright I reckon.

[cdn.vegemite.com.au image 540x440]


I can dig both, I find Marmite spreads easier on account of being a bit more liquid at room temp and has a stronger flavor so a little goes longer than Vegemite. Somewhere in the pantry there's a bottle of both, it's all good.
 
2021-06-25 8:37:43 PM  
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2021-06-25 9:07:01 PM  
Marmite, I can take or leave, though it's lovely on a bit of mature cheddar.

Twiglets, on the other hand ... don't open a pack near me or you'll lose them for good.
 
2021-06-25 10:34:45 PM  
Nay.
 
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