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Old 02-19-2007, 04:46 PM   #1
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Default Orfy... Guinness Marmite. Worthwhile or Marketing Crap?

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:36 PM   #2
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Well it depends what you base it on. Worth while?
For the fun of it etc etc etc yes.

But for taste and quality of product then no.
I can't see it making it better in any way so I'll not bother.

Now if your're talking gravy made from fresh beef stock with a teaspoon or two of marmite and a glass of stout....then your on a winner.

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:41 PM   #3
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I'll have to check out the stock (standard) stuff.
If you have an industry site like this then it's gotta be worth checking out.
http://www.marmite.co.uk/enter.html

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Old 02-19-2007, 06:50 PM   #4
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You should.

Large slice of crusty bread with loads of butter. Don't over load it at first, just a smeer.

Then try the mature cheddar route.
Also try it in gravy and as a thin rub on a roast beef.
I sent sudmonkey some last year in return for a bottle of pig sauce.

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Old 02-19-2007, 07:06 PM   #5
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*shudders*

I've never had english food, but I remember the food in Ireland being absolutely awful. You guys eat some disgusting stuff

You know what sounds good? A nice batch of Mountain Oysters.

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Old 02-19-2007, 07:10 PM   #6
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No.
We (I) eat good stuff, if you don't like it then that's not our(my) problem. Go grab a McDondalds. I'll stick with the Haggis nad Black pudding.

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Just giving you a hard time.....no offense meant.

I've seen some pretty horrific food here - McDonalds is among the worst offenders!

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No offence taken.

Just giving you a hard time back.

What's you're idea of good food?

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Barbeque....nothing like a brisket that's been smoked all day!

Actually, when I did go to Ireland I really enjoyed the pudding. I was really surprised by that. It reminded me of stuffing on thanksgiving day.

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Old 02-19-2007, 09:08 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by orfy
No offence taken.

Just giving you a hard time back.

What's you're idea of good food?
I gotta say, I've had black pudding and I wasn't thrilled. Haggis was actually not bad, especially on chicken. Marmite took a bit, but I appreciate it now. Eating baked beans with breakfast was also a new one for a while, but now I can eat them anytime.

Edit: oh, and Coleman mustard is amazing
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