Vegemite or Marmite

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Vegemite or Marmite

  1. Vegemite

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  2. Marmite

    19 vote(s)
    38.0%
  3. They're both awesome!!!

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  1. suthol

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    The place I stay in in Bali has Vegemite for Aussies. Good hangover cure ( odd that considering it's made out out of empty beer barrels and brewers yeast)- lots of vitamin B. Great stuff, we'd be poorer without it.
    You CAN throw some in stews or slow cooks.
     
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    just as nice on fresh bread... goes ok with cheese, tomatoes, bananas, boiled eggs, and any combo that you can imagine/try at least once..:lol:
     
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    honestly. No idea what either are other than the men at work song reference. But I’m a sucker for good licorice. While in the Navy we went to Italy and found a candy shop that had the rolled laces you buy in bulk. I lit up and everyone thought I was gross for getting a big bag. lol hard to find good licorice here. At least in my area. Don’t come across it much.
     
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    Promite for me:
    [​IMG]
     
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    I’ve never tried it, but I like yeasty and salty, so I would probably like it. When I was a kid I used to sneak soy sauce by the teaspoon when mom was not in the kitchen!
     
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    Salty ... so you don't spread it on too thick. (Unless you're accustomed to it , like an Indian is to curry.) Goes well with other savoury things, like pickles.
    Promite spreads easier and is less salty.
    Marmite .... well, if there's no Vegemite left on the shelf .....
     
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    we all adore our Vegemite for breakfast lunch and tea....
     
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    i've found both to be equally inedible
     
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    By a little salty, they mean a lot salty. It tastes kind of like soy sauce but not really. I love it but most Americans seem not to.
     
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    I'm English and live in Australia. I have enjoyed both at their respective ends of the earth, but I've never had them side by side in one place to make a considered A-B comparison.

    Another related variant is in New Zealand , known as Brufax. It is the dried yeast flakes that are the same as the raw material for Vege & Mar-mites. It tastes similar, and can be sprinkled on toast.

    My point is, I'm not sure what my point is...
     
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    As a 'Murican, I ain'ts gots no ideas whats this stuffs is!
     
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    I seem to remember a Kiwi t.v. commercial from years ago which started with a young couple in their living room speaking in Aussie accents. The point is somehow made (erroneously) that Aussie and Kiwi accents are the same. The young lady then gets up, fixes herself a sandwich with a Kiwi spread and returns to the conversation with a Kiwi accent. Too funny.

    Personally, I don't care for any of this stuff. I am firmly rooted in paella or its Catalan cousin, arros negre. On the other hand, I suppose a McDonald's down under would do real well if added one of these to the menu.
     
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    If you're hankering for a real hit of umami, try Gentleman's Relish.

    Blows Mar/Vege/Pro - mite out of the water.
     
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    This American loves marmite and wishes it weren't so expensive and uncommon here. Haven't tried vegemite... I always skip it if I see it at World Market etc.
     
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    Iggsictly!
     
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    FWIW - I looked into this stuff further (thanks to all ya Aussie's out here!) and there's actually recipes on how to make vegemite, so this could be a viable option for those who have trouble finding the real deal. I suppose one mite (pun intended) even say it would be a "Parts-mite"? :D:cool::eek:
     
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    Yeah, it was a really small amount for the whole batch, But it definitely added another layer of flavor and depth. Turned out really good, but was a long process for meatloaf.
     
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    That sounds like a lot of work. I've always found one or the other in the grocery store. Take a look.
     
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