Yeast Extract (Marmite)

Yeast extract (commercially known as Marmite) is a natural ingredient consisting of an array of vitamins, minerals amino acids, and carbohydrates. Yeast extract is abundant in high-quality proteins and contains B12.

It does not contain any animal ingredients, yet the taste resembles that of a meat bouillon, the reason for this is that many of the same tasting amino acids are present in both yeast extract and meat bouillons.

It is popular when spread on toast as a breakfast, snack or as a lunch sandwich filler but can also be used in sauces, stock bases or stews to give added depth of flavour and an umami taste.

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