[NAFEX] nafex Digest, Vol 80, Issue 25

Ginda Fisher list at ginda.us
Sun Sep 20 01:10:01 EDT 2009


As an American I have to stand up for vegemite, too.  It's got an  
unexpectedly strong flavor, but spread thin on toast it's rather  
nice.  I think that most people who try it more than once or twice  
develop a taste for it, at least in small quantities.

Ginda

On Sep 19, 2009, at 10:05 PM, Neil Lewis wrote:

> This has been an interesting thread on how taste and cultural
> conditioning relate.  As an Australian I have to stand up for our
> national honor (such as Australia has) and say I love vegemite. We are
> fed it from a young age; almost all Australians love it; most
> non-Australians hate it. My favorite way to eat it: piece of burnt  
> toast
> (black -- melds with the black vegemite), butter, vegemite, topped  
> with
> a fried egg. Excellent hangover food; lots of B vitamins.  For the
> record: I also love maple syrup and peanut butter. Lots of Australians
> love peanut butter. I tried Durian at the NAFEX meeting in North
> Carolina the summer before last-- no thanks!
>
> Neil Lewis
>
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>> Message: 16
>> Date: Sat, 19 Sep 2009 11:17:31 -0500
>> From: "Kieran &/or Donna" <holycow at frontiernet.net>
>> Subject: Re: [NAFEX] Cross cultural dislikes; Maple? Blech!
>> To: "North American Fruit Explorers" <nafex at lists.ibiblio.org>
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>> mIEKAL,  Marmite is wonderful!  Vegemite is about the only thing we  
>> could
>> find close to it when I brought my husband over to the US.  Donna
>>
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