Saturday, August 17, 2013

Marmite rules

Brits reading my blog will identify well with "Marmite" - and know that is either one of those foodstuffs that you love or hate.  I love it.  On toast.  Australians will know a similar product called Vegemite.  I can only describe it a sticky brown, extremely salty yeast by-product, which in fact, does make it sound absolutely disgusting.

Jabblog's blog had me laughing out loud this week with a spoof "animal welfare" style video about neglected jars of Marmite across the UK. 

Me?  I take my Marmite everywhere - even on vacation with me.
Beautiful mountain views and beautiful Marmite.  Ahhhhh.

More "proper" holiday photos to follow soon.... 

7 comments:

  1. Only a Brit would have a holiday with her marmite jar. And an Aussie with Vegemite. I must admit that after trying Vegemite in Oz in '82, I refused to try Marmite in Britain in '96. Maybe they're quite different in taste, but I really didn't want to find out.
    Beautiful mountain views, however...I can certainly agree with you there.
    Looking forward to those "proper" holiday photos.
    K

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  2. I have heard stories about Marmite, none of them good.

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  3. I must say the Marmite looks splendid in that beautiful setting. The Marmite police will have no argument with you;-)

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  4. My mother loves Marmite--has it on toast every morning. It never caught on with me!
    Enjoy your vacation!

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  5. I've never been brave enough to try it. I understand it's definitely an "acquired taste" and if you don't acquire that taste in childhood, you never will as an adult.

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    1. Debra, you are probably right. My daughter has managed to get a couple of her school friends to try it. Their faces are a picture!

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  6. Thin scraping of Marmite on toast and poached egg on top is scrummy. A favourite of the Mrs. T so I read.

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