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Old 17.09.2010, 12:41
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

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Can you explain 'pizza shapes'.......that'll be round, I presume?
LOL you'd think so but not! Shapes are little crackers made by Arnotts with flavouring on them.. Pizza is definitely one of the best!
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Old 17.09.2010, 12:47
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We have guests staying here at the moment from Melbourne and they are EATING ALL OUR VEGEMITE. I'm sure they don't eat it at home and it's just a bit of a novelty for them but I'm sure they don't appreciate the difficulties and costs involved in getting it.

This happens to us, too!

But to be fair, I remember years ago travelling around Spain and staying with an Aussie friend in Barcelona for a few days. We were so thrilled to eat vegemite after only a break of two months that we probably ate most of hers
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

hoho , any aussies in the Vevey area ?????
While searching for vegemite , would you have met on ur way those natural lollies??? by any chance....
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Old 20.09.2010, 10:04
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

They sell Marmite in the Coop at the Au Centre in Lausanne (if you are willing to substitute Marmite for Vegemite.....)

'He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich....'
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Old 21.09.2010, 13:33
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

Great news all, the weekend Vegemite hunt for Lausanne area has come up trumps!!! Giddy up!! Massive thanks to all involved, in particular -

Runningdeer - The American Market in Nyon definitely stocks it (however please note: we just cleaned them out so unless they have some out back it might be wise to wait a week or two for restocking)

Nic80 - the British van at Ouchy on Sunday also had 2 jars on the shelf. She did say however, that they are only on the sunday markets from April - Oct. If she runs out she heads back to UK regularly - and does do requests! (I did try for pizza shapes but alas, she had no idea)

And if both these fail, Carlos can help as they stock Vegemite and deliver anywhere within Switzerland. A new delivery just arrived last week!!

http://www.britshop.ch/__product/11/...Kraft-Vegemite

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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

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if you are willing to substitute Marmite for Vegemite..

'He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich....'
Where beer does flow and men chunder
due to marmite being substituted for vegimite..
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Where beer does flow and men chunder
due to marmite being substituted for vegimite..
Ok.. as a vegemite connoisseur from way back, and also being a type of person who does try to adapt to a new environment, I tried Cenovis for the first time today. (Given to me by a person from Swiss Romandy, but can be purchased at Coop.)

Although I could not say it will replace the beloved Black Gold, it will at least tide me over between rescue packages of "real food".
I am unsure if I can smuggle it onto the kids toast, but will at least give it a go..

And the best part? Seems like it may have made its way to Australia
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Old 09.10.2010, 19:25
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

I'm not sure that Cenovis the vitamin company in Australia is in any way related to Cenovis the spread in Switzerland.
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Old 09.10.2010, 19:38
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

I think someone has mentioned this before; if you rub a piece of toast under a hobo's ballsack it tastes about the same as Vegemite..
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

Cenovis is available in Migros... its a bit different to Vegemite but close enough to satisfy the craving! (Kind of like how Marmite is a little different). I think the difference is Vegemite is vegetable based wheras Cenovis and Marmite are yeast based and I think have some kind of animal fats...
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

You can get the train to Nyon and buy it at the American Market.. its expensive and they only have the small jars - but worth it!! Also, come summer when the markets come back to Ouchy, the British food van stocks it.. or if she doesn't have it, she does take regular trips back to the UK and can pick some up there for you (or other items if requested) no tim tams though but am sure you can ask
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

Because i know you care:

Something each child (of all ages- its never too late to have a happy childhood..) needs:

A Vegemite love story..

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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

This has nothing to do with Switzerland, but made me think of EF and its Vegemite-deprived members: Spread 'em: Rudd busted over brekky treat
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

vegemite is available in all globus stores in switzerland, also in geneva.
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

I'm about to be groaned at but here I go anyway. Have you tried Cenovis? It's a swiss product and you can get it in almost any store. Yummier than Vegemite, for my taste anyway.
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

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I'm about to be groaned at but here I go anyway. Have you tried Cenovis? It's a swiss product and you can get it in almost any store. Yummier than Vegemite, for my taste anyway.
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

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Marmite, ughhh, a vile concoction, the poor unwanted cousin of vegemite, best left on the shelf with its equally despised half brother promite.
I know this may sound like sacrilege, but I prefer Promite to Vegemite.
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Re: Australian food - Vegemite! Anywhere offline?

is Marmite not the same?
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I know this may sound like sacrilege, but I prefer Promite to Vegemite.
Be that as it may, you should never mention it.
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Re: Happy little Vegemite?

Another "not really relevant but seems worth posting" link: New Zealand Reeling from ‘Marmageddon’:
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For the uninitiated, Marmite is a spread — dark, yeasty, gooey, salty — and many New Zealanders put it on bread, toast or crackers in the morning. It’s what’s for breakfast. But they also drink it in hot water, mix it into spaghetti, eat it while watching movies. It’s the stuff of life.

And now it’s about to run out, according to Sanitarium, the company that makes the stuff.
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