My recipe for Marmite on Toast has gone viral

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  • Benno 21 May 2013 16:50:58 9,843 posts
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    I remember a few years ago I used a really good Carbonara recipe from BBC Good Food when cooking for my Girlfriend. It went down a storm so I felt I should give back to the community.

    I was a student at the time, so my specialty contribution was Marmite on Toast. I put the recipe up and got some funny reviews, then today its gone a little bit viral :S.

    Its gotten coverage in the Daily Mail. Being called a 'Rogue BBC good food member' is the highlight of my week.

    Edited by Benno at 16:51:31 21-05-2013
  • graysonavich 21 May 2013 16:54:00 7,320 posts
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    This isn't what viral means, but it's cool nonetheless!
  • imamazed 21 May 2013 16:54:51 5,534 posts
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    lol
  • RobTheBuilder 21 May 2013 16:55:40 6,521 posts
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    Excellent. Good recipe too
  • localnotail 21 May 2013 16:57:22 23,093 posts
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    Oh it was you! I saw that on Facebook today and thought I recognised the name.

    A strange game. The only winning move is not to play.

  • Deckard1 21 May 2013 16:59:18 27,703 posts
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    Shit you're like an internet celebrity! Like the chocolate rain guy!!

    Hush you ponce

  • Steve_Perry 21 May 2013 16:59:49 3,902 posts
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    @Benno.

    Top fucking marks. Anyone who puts it up the arse of the ridiculous foodie culture is a winner in my book.

    Edited by Steve_Perry at 17:01:09 21-05-2013

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  • X201 21 May 2013 17:01:25 15,268 posts
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    Benno rated this thread

    :)

    Edited by X201 at 17:02:02 21-05-2013
  • Ka-blamo 21 May 2013 17:01:39 7,314 posts
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    Heh, Nice one Benno :)
  • Venatio Event Features Manager, Gamer Network 21 May 2013 17:01:45 4,624 posts
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    Well done user Benno.

    "sounds like a public school ponce"

  • LockeTribal 21 May 2013 17:02:52 4,512 posts
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    You know we have to turn on you and kill you now that you're popular Benno.
  • Tryhard 21 May 2013 17:05:17 3,906 posts
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    When does Benno's cafe open? And should someone who does not like Marmite eat there?
  • DaM 21 May 2013 17:06:06 12,991 posts
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    I saw it on Reddit today! Didn't realise it was you!

    Where's that "Famous People You Know" thread.....
  • Benno 21 May 2013 17:09:36 9,843 posts
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    Its on reddit? I was going to post it on reddit :(
  • X201 21 May 2013 17:11:10 15,268 posts
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    Benno wrote:
    Its on reddit? I was going to post it on reddit :(
    You're a celeb now, you don't have to make your own posts, you have people who do that sort of stuff for you.

    Edited by X201 at 17:11:21 21-05-2013
  • Commander-Keen 21 May 2013 17:11:30 806 posts
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    Heh, nice one!

    I often wonder how these things get picked up. Like some of the reviews of things on Amazon. Other than bored people sending them to each other. How do they get to the bored people first?
  • robthehermit 21 May 2013 17:36:14 4,037 posts
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    I may try that recipe tonight, or rather, get Mrs Hermit to try that recipe. She's supposed to be keeping me stocked up with snacks and whatnot, while I ignore her completely and watch the xbox show. Speaking of which, I suppose I'd better get my arse home.

    GT: robthehermit

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  • Shikasama 21 May 2013 17:38:05 6,756 posts
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    Wasn't there some university project bint that wanted to interview celebrity gamers a little while back?

    Here's the chance!
  • Salaman 22 May 2013 09:12:29 18,959 posts
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    Benno rated his own recipe. Back in 2001 when he was still desperate for any kind of attention for it, but still.

    /tuts
  • Trane 22 May 2013 11:19:15 4,050 posts
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    Good work Benno, I couldn't resist commenting.
  • boo 22 May 2013 11:26:18 11,752 posts
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    Butter?
    You sully the perfect marriage of toast and marmite with some cheap grease?

    /shuns

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  • Razz 22 May 2013 11:36:46 61,068 posts
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    You could have come up with a better title than this mate ;p

    http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1erqud/my_marmite_on_toast_recipe_is_trending_on_twitter/

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  • imamazed 22 May 2013 11:41:10 5,534 posts
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    Deckard1 wrote:
    Shit you're like an internet celebrity! Like the chocolate rain guy!!
    I forgot about that fella. What a charming man.
  • Benno 22 May 2013 11:58:50 9,843 posts
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    Razz wrote:
    You could have come up with a better title than this mate ;p

    http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/1erqud/my_marmite_on_toast_recipe_is_trending_on_twitter/
    HA, thanks your support though Razz, it comes much appreciated.

    My aim is to get Phillip Schofield to notice it. I know he likes Marmite on Toast, and I have applied to be on The Cube twice unsuccessfully. I was hoping this could be my way in :)
  • Benno 22 May 2013 11:59:29 9,843 posts
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    Does anyone have Philip Schofield on twitter? Can you tweet him this please? I dont have twitter :(
  • imamazed 22 May 2013 12:00:09 5,534 posts
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    get twitter
  • DFawkes 22 May 2013 12:11:03 22,789 posts
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    boo wrote:
    Butter?
    You sully the perfect marriage of toast and marmite with some cheap grease?

    /shuns
    Who's the celebrity expert here? I'll give you a clue - it's a user beginning with B and it's Benno :p For what it's worth I'm with him on the butter issue, the flavours blend quite nicely.

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  • boo 22 May 2013 15:07:31 11,752 posts
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    Much like Mornington Crescent, those in the know, know that the amateur game is where it's at, and the Pros / celebs are just fronts for the corporate goliaths.

    ;o)

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  • mcmonkeyplc 22 May 2013 15:17:50 39,440 posts
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    Excellent work! I look forward to trying this recipe!

    Come and get it cumslingers!

  • spamdangled 22 May 2013 15:19:32 27,276 posts
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    Nice one dude!

    Reminds me of an excellent post a while back on here that gave an increasingly ridiculous recipe for a steak sandwich (including meat from animals slaughtered only on the summer equinox or something) before finally ending with "serve with Monster Munch".

    Man, I wish I could remember the thread that was in.

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