Marmite question

Jan 30th, 2010, 01:02 AM
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Yeast is one of those "umami" flavours (the indefinable savouriness that isn't saltiness) - like MSG!
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Jan 30th, 2010, 03:51 AM
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I love it
My partner thinks it helps her with Migraines
I think you keep it in the cupboard (with the honey) and she thinks fridge for both (so we have two stocks).

Bovril is a little odd (boiled up what?) only ever had it when visiting little old ladies.

Marmite is a good flavour additive for stews if you have run out of herbs
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Jan 30th, 2010, 04:02 AM
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And no one has mentioned OXO.

I like OXO. (as a drink - it would be a bit challenging on toast).

I also like to take my girlfriends up the OXO Tower. Mixed reviews to be honest.
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Jan 30th, 2010, 04:08 AM
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Here's a positive review:

"When my boyfriend told me he wanted to take me up the Oxo Tower for my birthday, I was a bit hesitant at first because I didn't really think it was my scene. How wrong I was! I mean, yeah, so it's a bit of a strain on the old back pocket, and I admit I did feel a bit uncomfortable initially. But a couple of cocktails helped me relax and soon I was really getting into it - we carried on well into the night. It was a great experience and I really loved it - so much so that I won't let my boyfriend take me anywhere else now! So if anyone ever wants to take you up the Oxo Tower, just throw caution to the wind and go for it!"
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Jan 30th, 2010, 05:46 AM
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Cholmondley,
Ooh, you are awful.........But I like you.
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Feb 1st, 2010, 05:12 AM
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Was watching an old Top Gear last evening and Jeremy Clarkson referred to the Russian TVR as "the Marmite of automobiles"--love it or hate it.

Of course, some have referred to Top Gear as the Marmite of TV shows.
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Feb 1st, 2010, 05:17 AM
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Has anyone ever referred to Cholms as the Marmite of Fodorites?
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Feb 1st, 2010, 08:19 AM
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Marmite is an abomination.

Champagne marmite deserves its own circle in Dante's hell.
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Feb 1st, 2010, 08:41 AM
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>>Wonder what gimmicky flavour they'll come up with next?<<

Tikka masala marmite?
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Feb 1st, 2010, 09:34 AM
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How about Ribena & bacon Marmite?

I think that would make CW go pale.

Thin
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Jul 29th, 2010, 03:54 AM
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hi everone i have a question could some one just survive on marmite and bread eg 3 meals a day forever ???? would this be bad
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Aug 1st, 2010, 11:34 AM
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My son just returned from a year in Australia and bought me two jars of Vegemite and it is a better than Marmite. Sadly I taught my children to acquire a taste for it when they were small and the two jars will not last long.

(He also bought Pineapple Lumps which only a Kiwi or Australian can truly appreciate.)

Yes ,marmiteboi - I think you could survive on bread and marmite- it's not junk food.
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Aug 6th, 2010, 11:39 AM
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marmite and plain rice porridge (chinese style) for breakfast, lunch or dinner!! can't stand vegemite or bovril tho', tried them all when I was a kid.
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Aug 6th, 2010, 12:29 PM
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>>could some one just survive on marmite and bread eg 3 meals a day forever <<

A little low on protein and some vitamins, I should think, but you'ld probably die of boredom long before that became a major issue.
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Aug 6th, 2010, 12:51 PM
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I replied to Marmiteboi's thread asking the same question, which has sunk without a trace.
I wrote:
My son did for a couple of months when he was about 18 months old. All he would eat. I did offer him alternatives but it was a waste of time.
Then one day he refused the Marmite and ate a normal meal. He hasn't touched Marmite since.

I wouldn't recommend it for an adult though.
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