NPR Delves Into the World of Marmite

Travel Blog  •  Eva Holland  •  12.07.09 | 5:33 PM ET

And uses the word “sludge” twice in the first two minutes. I may be a defender of British food, but I have to confess I could never get into the dark yeasty stuff. (Via The Book Bench)

Eva Holland is co-editor of World Hum. She is a former associate editor at Up Here and Up Here Business magazines, and a contributor to Vela. She's based in Canada's Yukon territory.

2 Comments for NPR Delves Into the World of Marmite

Terry 12.07.09 | 11:42 PM ET

Just had whole grain toast with butter and Vegemite for brekkie in Oz. Love it!

Maggie Hall 12.08.09 | 12:15 PM ET


You say Vegemite, I say Marmite…..and I say them both in my book, which triggered the NPR piece! The book is: The Mish-Mash Dictionary of Marmite: an anecdotal A-Z of ‘Tar-in-a-Jar’. Check it out on:   For you guys in Oz the best deal is to buy it from The Book Depository BTW: Vegemite is mentioned 40 times! Not bad for a book with Marmite in its title…cheers, Maggie Hall.

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