Marmite … Anyone?

Over the years, I’ve heard about Marmite but have never tried it. What exactly is it, and is it particularly good for you?

This thick, dark, savory spread, made primarily of yeast extract, is a concentrated source of B vitamins and can be a reasonable (though hardly an essential) additio...

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