Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Its popularity in Australia is similar to the popularity of peanut butter in American.In my International Marketing Management course, we learned about its British counterpart, Marmite. Get a GOOD butter, Western Star is perfect. Change ), You are commenting using your Twitter account. It tasted so mouth-puckeringly strong, most of the jar of tar-like saltiness remained uneaten two years later when we left for Toronto. I love this. We got to sample MarMite while we were in the UK. The finished potatoes don’t taste ‘marmitey’ but are lush and extra crispy Enjoy!! PROMITE Spread has a smooth texture with a unique taste which all the family will love. Next week I'll tell you all how to suck your Hot Choc or Coffee through a Tim Tam. A while ago, my Australian friend, Jordan, told me about Vegemite, a concentrated yeast extract spread loved by Australians. Take a bite out of a stock cube, undiluted, like beef Oxo. Later I became Facebook friends with a girl from Australia who loves it. A first-generation college student, I was raised in Paragould, Arkansas and believes education is the key to opportunity. I have not tasted the British Marmite for a long long time. Marmite and Bovril are still staples here in the UK and have been as long as they have been in the shops My favourite is hot toast with butter and marmite really late at night. , I remember seeing something on TV a while back as to how Marmite was made, and I think it goes black just from the fermentation process as it’s a yeast extract. ( Log Out /  Yeast extract spread on toast. Marmite and vegemite are totally black but yummy. As a Brit who grew up on Marmite, who then discovered Vegemite while working in Australia and love both, I can safely say that Promite is indeed the prince among this band of 3 love me / hate me renegades. Hi! When I first went shopping for an Aussie substitute, I was really, really hoping to find some sort of "Dick-Mite". ( Log Out /  Definitely recommended if you cannot find Marmite. I’m from South Africa where Marmite and Bovril vie for the top spots as a sandwich spread. If you cook it much more then this, then you'll regret it. In South Africa it’s Marms vs Bovril.I love beer so of course I love Marmite duh!Lol. Its popularity in Australia is similar to the popularity of peanut butter in American. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. A few rainy days. Interesting stuff , For the love of Marmite, hence I created this post. Promite: Promite is made from vegetables and yeast extract. Hope you could help out a fan here. I hope winter in CO is good and sunny for you. Maybe still a bit strong. , …Vegemite – Vegetable Extract…Marmite – Vegetable Extract…However Bovril -Beef Extract…. Bovril hasn’t been beef extract since 2004. If your toast rips a little, don't stress. . Dream situation right there. Sounds delicious. I didn’t know you don’t sell them in South Georgia, USA. All I found so far are the vegetarian flavours. VEGEMITE spread is virtually fat-free, with a mere 40kJ in a 5g serve, and is the perfect accompaniment for a wholesome, breakfast, lunch or snack. UhOh… going native already are you? Its just really yeast extract and then the respective makers add their own touch of flavour. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. My thoughts have been published in Forbes, Fortune, and The Wall Street Journal, among other publications, and this blog is where I muse on writing, education, and technology. We love marmite toast, roll, chicken and everything marmite ! Apparently the kids faces were priceless. Marmite is the French term for a large, covered earthenware or metal cooking pot. Now, whip out some VEGEMITE or MARMITE or PROMITE or MIGHTY MITE. It's kinda salty and nice, If you don't wap it on like Peanut butter. Cheers ! Mighty mite I’m told is ours. This question made me laugh. I will try your recipe of spreading marmite on par boiled potatoes prior to roasting. Most people grew up in either Bovril or Marmite households LOL so it’s always interesting to find out which your friends prefer. Vegemite on hot buttered toast is my go to food when I'm sick/hungover if that means anything. Fatigue from the constant vigilance for traffic, the overstimulation of everything we encounter being new, the ordinary spills of age two. * Mighty-Mite * Vegemite Cheesybite (thanks Graham4405 - see below) (named in a competition) There are still at least two more, samples of which are on the kitchen table. I should have known you then. Thank you for your comments. awsgc24 Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Cover your freshly cooked toast in butter, let it sink in. Some day I hope to! This is Marmite, though. 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Compared to all the other ‘mites’, Bovril is more watery and can be eaten as a soup. Spread it on lightly, ensuring you cover it to the edges. Last week I was feeling Vancouverish. True! Is American cheese considered a high quality cheese, or is it basically just crap? Our local burger chain sells harsh brown with marmite aioli dip. If you are making roast potatoes try smearing a (very) little on the potatoes after par boiling and prior to roasting in the oven in goose fat or lard. Beef and beef stock were removed from the ingredients in Bovril during the beef export ban from 2004 to 2006. I personally love Bovril, never had it as a drink but I love it on bread or toast. On the whole, Americans would probably prefer Vegemite too as they also prefer sweeter things than us Brits. Vegemite is Marmite's wimpy younger brother. I updated the post based on your input! The Marmite brand which is sold in New Zealand and Australia is a completely different product from British Marmite. In my International Marketing Management course, we learned about its British counterpart, Marmite. Vegemite, Promite, Marmite, Cheesymite, Mighty Mite - posted in Miscellaneous: Guess what they are all a type of vegemite/yeast based sort of spread arent they. Funny, cool, or just plain weird, you'll find the socks your feet deserve. Marmite, Promite, and Vegemite Comparison, Top 5 PR Pitches That Rocked My Socks Off, A Selection of Startup Pitches With Flair, Digital ‘Broccoli’ Books Offer Multicultural Children’s Stories in Six Languages, Family, Vegemite, and Tai Chi in Gold Coast, Australia by da-AL | Happiness Between Tails by da-AL. Sounds logical, more Kiwis higher demand unless they are converted to Promite which is much cheaper. Ha! Originally an Australia brand, it was acquired by Mars Incorporated, an American company. Marmite must be enjoying increased sales in Australia as most Kiwis are over here. Vegemite Original came in at 71%, followed by the newcomer out of Byron Bay, AussieMite, which tied with Vegemite Gluten Free at 55%. Since it's been in the news lately with the latest Kraft scandal, I thought it's high time to trot out a few entries I've been meaning to do on "Aussie Brands".First on the list is the most Australian replacement for our most Australian of foodstuffs: MightyMite. Change ). Marmite supplies were on a knife edge, with lovers of the spread being urged to ration their use as supermarkets run low on stock. One of the three kangaroos on the MightyMight jar even sports an Australian flag cape. Sounds delicious. Hurrah ! I cooked Vegemite (ran out of Marmite) Chicken last night and they were yummy.. Try a spoonful to see if you like it (you will) and if you do put it on bread or toast, or just eat a couple spoonfulls out of the jar with meals. Uses Yummy. Pingback: Family, Vegemite, and Tai Chi in Gold Coast, Australia by da-AL | Happiness Between Tails by da-AL, this post is as much fun as the comments . Stocks of Marmite ran dry early last year after Sanitarium’s Christchurch plant was forced to shut down in November 2011 because of earthquake-related concerns. I love Vegemite or marmite scrolls. Homemade bread with Marmite and Honey Spread. Thanks for your comments, Steve. Any more than this and you are gonna have a bad time. Not only did Vegemite Salt Reduced knock the original product off the top spot – it also duped our taste testers. These were used to enhance the taste of rice porridge (congee). From one restless spider infested dream, I actually woke up craving a little yeast extract.