This is basically a food seasoning. It is made from vegetables, spices and salt and therefore has the added bonus of being vegetarian – oh you healthy beast! And don’t worry; MSG is in everything these days anyway, as it is in this Croatian stuff and indeed most of Central Europe. Remember how we raved about the standard of the food in this country? Well, now you have joined us in this appreciation we can reveal the secret to you – and that secret is Vegeta. When you find that your pasta dish is unreasonably rich and salty – well then you know that the commis chef is in need of extra training for his Vegeta shake.