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Does Marmite taste like Vegemite?
Last Updated: 3rd February, 2020
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Correspondingly, is Vegemite and Marmite the same thing?
A second blind taster considered the Marmitemilder, but still found the Vegemite delicious despite itsmore harsh taste. The final taster found both “gnarly.”Marmite was more sour and less flavorful, whileVegemite tasted “more like fake meat.” Clearly,yeast extracts are not for everyone!
Furthermore, what does Marmite taste like? Marmite is a thick, sticky paste made fromconcentrated yeast extract, a byproduct from brewing beer.Marmite has a very distinctive flavor. The taste isso unique as to defy description, but think of a yeasty, salty, soysauce-esque flavor with the consistency of old engineoil.
Similarly one may ask, is Marmite better than Vegemite?
Get Our FREE Tastes of Europe Cookbook Marmite has a saltiness to it, which balanceswith a slight sweetness, and has a smooth and silky texture.(Marmite XO has a denser, richer flavor and is darkerthan the original. Its texture is thicker and stickier.)Vegemite is salty as well, but also has a bitterness toit.
Why is Marmite banned?
The savoury spread Marmite has been bannedin Denmark because of the number of added vitamins and minerals itcontains. Nutritionist Nicole Berberian discusses the product'shealth properties, and considers why the Danish authorities mayhave banned it.