Well, that’s it then, gotta end the lockdownJune 11, 2020 Tim WorstallFood13 CommentsLockdown Lockdown causes Marmite shortage as pub closures result in scarcity of brewer’s yeast previousWell, yes, sortanextHow dare they be such sexist cows? 13 thoughts on “Well, that’s it then, gotta end the lockdown” Barry Sigsworth June 11, 2020 at 7:23 am At last a reason to continue the lockdown – if we could kill it off forever so much the better bilbaoboy June 11, 2020 at 7:24 am Best reason yet. Bu**er the economy and non-Wuhan virus health issues. No marmite and no bread ‘cos there is no yeast. Life just won’t be worth living! Hallowed Be June 11, 2020 at 7:33 am We had this discussion i think before. I have made no progress on homemade marmite from pub slops, It being wildly uneconomic but if the price goes up enough…… Andrew C June 11, 2020 at 8:07 am Goes well with peanut butter on toast. KevinS June 11, 2020 at 8:16 am Barry Sigsworth June 11, 2020 at 7:23 am At last a reason to continue the lockdown – if we could kill it off forever so much the better If you don’t like Marmite then don’t buy it. Why should the vast majority of us (*Citation needed*) who love it suffer because of your lack of taste? Roué le Jour June 11, 2020 at 8:27 am Thanks for the reminder! Just ordered a new jar. View from the Solent June 11, 2020 at 8:44 am Please, no. Not vegemite. PJF June 11, 2020 at 9:01 am Look, see, click bait doesn’t work on me. John Galt June 11, 2020 at 9:16 am The great thing about Marmite, is even when it’s gone off, nobody can taste the difference. Vegemite Rules! Noel C June 11, 2020 at 9:27 am Hallowed Be – Yes we definitely discussed this before, I remember researching yeast autolysis as a result. Hallowed Be June 11, 2020 at 9:43 am Noel C – i’m sure it’ll come in handy. For my part it lead me to wondering what the difference between brewers’ yeast and bakers’ yeast was. Though extracted myself from the rabbit hole, before i found a definitive answer it turns out bread does actually have an alcohol content. Glyn Palmer June 11, 2020 at 12:29 pm Marmite does not ‘go off’! TD June 11, 2020 at 1:59 pm Hah, it is utter bewilderment to the Missus, but I did acquire a fondness for Marmite from my parents and still have it on toast regularly. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.