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A Royal Hoot!,
This review is from: The Mish-MASH Dictionary of Marmite (Paperback)
Though, apparently, Marmite is certified Kosher (see p. 96), it doesn't come close to the joys of chopped liver and gefilte fish. (Oh? You don't find those joyful?) But even for those (like me) who can't stomach the stuff, this book is a treat. Delightfully written and cleverly illustrated, it's at the top of the gift list for all my Brit friends. From a quickie, quoted here in its entirety: "Prostitute: in old Parisian Patois, slang, `marmite' was the term for a whore." To a three page entry on Umami - the "fifth taste," here you have the perfect bathroom reader; an opus that can accommodate any length movement.