Sander and I got to talking about Vegemite.

Sander: Do you know what vegemite is?
Mike D: I have no idea. Like some peanut buttery thing?
Sander: No, not at all. It’s like the left over yeast extract from beer making. Some old people in Austrailia insisted I try it.
Mike D: Any good?
Sander: It is disgusting. The saltiest grossness you can imagine. It was so salty I’d have gladly washed it down with a pint of Soy Sauce.

And there you have it! Vegemite!

3 thoughts on “Vegemite

  • 7/12/2013 at 10:47 am

    I spent a semester in Australia 12 years ago. One of my Aussie roommates dared me to eat a giant spoonful of Vegemite.

    I can still taste it. Yuccccckkkkkk.

  • 7/15/2013 at 10:59 am

    Vegemite spread thinly on a toasted piece of sourdough with a fried egg and a top piece of toasted sourdough is actually pretty good. I’m not sure but I bet it falls into the umami category of tastes.

    Eating it by the spoonful sounds disgusting. It’s vegemite, not nutella!

  • 7/23/2013 at 8:19 pm

    I love Vegemite! I have our Australian buddies bring it back for us (cheaper that way). I agree with Vivienne, eating it on toast, especially topped with an egg or melted sharp cheddar (or both!) is divine


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