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Fabulous or absolutely vile?

piccola Mar 6, 2007 06:06 PM


I get the feeling this is one of those "love it or hate it" foods, like natto or Cool Whip.

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    bachslunch RE: piccola Mar 6, 2007 06:21 PM

    True enough. I think it's vile, myself, but lots of Australians love it.

    1. orangewasabi RE: piccola Mar 6, 2007 06:29 PM

      I'd love to try that -- love marmite and I bet the guiness yeast would make a slightly different flavour.

      1. RShea78 RE: piccola Mar 6, 2007 06:46 PM


        LOL! I get a kick to the reference it tastes somewhat like ear wax... I think Real Mayonnaise fits there as well. (cream of ear wax)


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        1. re: RShea78
          orangewasabi RE: RShea78 Mar 7, 2007 05:43 AM

          my earwax is nowhere near as flavourful, how do you get the taste into yours?

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            RShea78 RE: orangewasabi Mar 7, 2007 06:43 AM


            It was mentioned in piccola's link. I have never tasted earwax and hope to never try. ;-)

        2. ballulah RE: piccola Mar 7, 2007 06:23 AM

          Oh wow, I bet that's GOOD. I hope they make a new limited edition flavor of Twiglets with that!

          1. kiwijen RE: piccola Mar 7, 2007 06:42 AM

            I wish I could get some in Philly.(Full disclosure: I'm originally from NZ.) The articles I've seen say it's flying off the shelves in the UK, so I don't expect to see any here.

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            1. re: kiwijen
              piccola RE: kiwijen Mar 7, 2007 07:47 AM

              I haven't checked, but I bet someone's selling it on eBay or Amazon

            2. Will Owen RE: piccola Mar 7, 2007 09:25 AM

              Those of us who were brought up on Winnie the Pooh (the real one, not the Disney) might remember that Kanga gave Baby Roo regular doses of "extract of malt", which turned out to be the one thing that Tigger really liked. Up until now, I never knew exactly what that was. Thank you, Piccola!

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