Marmite on toast
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Marmite on toast

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Serves 1

Some marmite spread on some toast

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  • marmite
  • bread (warburtons seeded batch preferably)
  • butter
  • bay leaf (optional)


    1. put bread in toaster
    2. get out butter and marmite
    3. get toast out of toaster when done
    4. spread butter on toast
    5. spread marmite on toast
    6. serve with bay leaf (optional)
    7. eat it

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23rd May, 2013
Can anyone tell me if these measurements are imperial or metric???? I hate it when they assume things in these recipes- we're not all masterchefs you know!!!
23rd May, 2013
Or you could follow my video recipe: marmite on toast for beginners:
23rd May, 2013
I've got to say I was initially sceptical about my ability to pull off this little number so I decided to carry out a few dummy runs by rubbing nutella onto a coffee table coaster as it was fairly easy to wipe clean before the next application. I'd get my kids to hold up score cards to give me an idea of how I was performing after each attempt. After an intensive 2 weeks training programme I felt confident enough to try the real thing. I should've maybe kept up the training a while longer as I managed to lose the hearing in my left ear after my first failed attempt and the dog ended up stapled to the curtains after the second. I think I'll leave this one to the pro's, fortunately my wife is taking me out for our anniversary to a real swanky restaurant where i'm hoping I can get me some michellin starred Marmite on toast. I'll post up my review when I get my hearing back, as my balance is still a bit off.
23rd May, 2013
I made this for dinner last night and OMG! I loved it so much that I just HAD to make it for breakfast. Imagine the looks of wonderment as I was tucking in to a full course meal of Marmite on Toast while I was waiting at the bus stop this morning.
22nd May, 2013
This is sorcery. No good can come of this, you mark my words...
22nd May, 2013
This is a fantastic and rather impressive recipe to try if you are planning to have any guests round. The bread and marmite compliment one another beautifully. It would be helpful though to know what temperature setting to set the toaster too...I had a couple of unsuccessful attempts. The meal was such a success with my guests that they begged me for the recipe! I may have lied and said I thought of it myself shhh
22nd May, 2013
I would love to try this recipe, but would have to leave out the marmite, as unfortunately where I live the shops do not stock this item.
22nd May, 2013
After I did not like the original recipe I substituted Marmite with Nutella and it has become my Saturday / Sunday morning feast. Do try!
22nd May, 2013
I went to an wonderful little bistro the other day where they did an amazing take on this classic recipe. The (very) young head chef was the architect behind this masterpiece of cuisine. Rather than using the "double spread" method he chose a de-constructed approach. The Marmite was served immediately from the jar on a Thomas the tank engine tea spoon followed by toast, crust removed and discarded. The dish was finished with a twirl of high quality margarine, flora I believe. The simplicity of the dish was what struck me; the viscous saltyness of the Marmite counterpointed against the dry crunch of the toast all finished by the rich softness of the butter made a delightful ensemble of taste and texture. I will definitely be recommending this restaurant to many friends and family and can't wait to return to try the chefs interpretation of triple cooked potato lattice with haricot beans in a piquant tomato sauce
22nd May, 2013
I got halfway through Step 1 and realised I don´t have a toaster. I am sick of these posh recipes that assume we all have the latest gadgets.


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