Vegemite vs Marmite

Vegemite vs Marmite

Are the British and the Australian spreads actually the same? Marmite and Vegemite are both spreads made from brewer’s yeast; often used in place of butter on toast or as a sandwich filling. Given that they are both yeast extracts, surely they should taste the same, right? Wrong—apparently, there is a distinct difference between the two flavors….

South American Food Culture Specialties

South American Food Culture Specialties

Introduction to South American Food Culture Long before the Europeans came to South America, the native populations figured out how to cultivate an incredible array of plants. They developed elaborate irrigation systems and terraced the steep Andean mountain slopes; to make them more suitable for growing food. They grew corn, lima beans, potatoes, sweet potatoes, chili peppers, avocados, peanuts,…