Difference between: burritos and chimichangas

This is a pretty quick Difference Between folks – burritos versus chimichangas.

Since it’s so quick, while we’re at it, we’re going to give a run down of the other similar Mexican (or American-Mexican/Tex-Mex) foods – wet burrito vs enchilada, quesadilla vs fajita, and taco vs taquito.

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Guac Off 2015

I have an exciting announcement!

Going forward, until further notice, I will be doing my Food History posts every other Thursday, instead of every week. On the “other” Thursdays, I will be posting the results of the night before’s food tasting competition.

Have you been wondering if one guacamole recipe is better than another? We can tell you right here.

Original photo credit: Alan Nudi; further editing by me.

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Difference between: Vegemite and Marmite

I first heard of Vegemite from the 1981 song “Down Under” by Men at Work: “He just smiled and gave me a Vegemite sandwich.”

The song is about an Australian man traveling the world, proud of where he comes from, and how he interacts with the people he comes across who are interested in Australia.

Not surprisingly then, Vegemite comes from Australia; Marmite is originally from Britain.

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Interestingly, most of the information I came across on the two food items was primarily by average folk who conducted an unscientific-but-still-valid taste test.

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