Butter, or anything associated with a cow, was seen as a sign of wealth, importance and was valuable. “Butter was seen as a luxury item back then. People made it with the intention of eating it, or selling it to pay their taxes and rent,” Savina added. Well, those were the days! Touch the butter…[…]
It’s a well known wives-tale to spread some butter on a new kittens paws to feel more at ease in a new home. I have tested this theory many times, and if there is something I can be certain of, kittens love butter. With minimal lactose (as kittens can’t digest normal cows’ milk), and all the high[…]
Pick-Me-Up Hangover Cure Salted + Roasted Garlic Butter in spaghetti pasta. The creamy, hearty comfort of butter in combo with the energy giving home food of pasta – works a charm every time!
How do you get an express espresso fix in the morning? Combine it with your butter, that’s how! Crispy hot crumpet with honey, espresso butter and your favourite cafe in the morning – you’ll have an all-day hop in your step.
Blame Canada for introducing the worlds most lusted after breakfast syrup – the maple kind. Lavish maple butter all over hot pancakes with a side of crispy bacon for a northern hemisphere breakfast delight!
We’re making easy butter balls for you to drop in your hot rum drink this winter! This recipe is an American favourite – no reason why we can’t have these down under. To do: Grab 3/4 cup of rum and 2 cups of boiling water. Stir in 4 butter balls until the butter dissolves (serves 4). Serve in a mug garnished with[…]
A favourite butter at Japanese restaurant Momofuku, David Chang said the inspiration for miso butter came when he would use a knob of butter mixed with the end of a bowl of miso ramen. Spread deliciously on winter veggies, corn, seafood, stirred into ramen or even pasta!
An Australian breakfast staple since 1922 – we are giving it a modern gourmet upgrade to develop our creamy, sultry vegemite butter. Smoothly spread across crispy fresh hot toast.
Slather salty smokey butter over your winter veggies – potato, mushroom, asparagus – oh even on corn! Melting on top of chargrilled steaks, this butter will add an extra depth of flavour to your decadent dinner.
After over a century of attempted swaying on the health benefits of margarine over butter, the cream has risen to the top. As Shakespeare has oft lamented – fooling Mother Nature is never a good idea! The invention of margarine started from an interesting demand by Emperor Napoleon III in the 1800s – looking for a clever butter[…]
This is the compound that was first discovered in butter! Discovered in 1815 by Frenchie, Michel Eugène Chevreul, he described it as the component responsible for the smell of butter. Since this compound was discovered in butter, it’s name comes from the Latin word for butter – butyrum (booty-rum!) – hence, butyric acid. Butyric acid in its[…]
The humble roasted garlic butter with rosemary – great to spread on warm fresh ciabatta bread… mmm, a party favourite!
This creamy, zesty and dilly butter is beautiful on tender, moist oven-baked ocean trout, amongst many excellent gourmet dishes.
Spread this decadent and sweet butter on crispy warm toast, and spark up a chill morning. Perfect for raisin toast, banana bread… even pop tarts! (remember those?)
Wow, a ladies high tea cannot be topped by heavenly scones lacquered in lavendery fresh lemony butter. For a relaxing mid morning sitting, treat your ladies to lavender + lemon butter.
Decadent night treats need raspberry jamball donut butter. Drop a spoonful or two into a creamy warm cocoa drink (why not?) Also a suprising twist for the Aussie classic party treat – fairy bread!
Dark chocolate and crispy salted caramel melting and dripping all over pancakes and caramel sauce – a holiday without the time off. Or for a bigger serving, make a delicious chocolate and ricotta calzone dessert pizza!
The nutty healthy benefits of cashew and pine nuts, oils and butter mingle together.
Mixing classics flavours – roasted garlic + parmesan – with a hot kick of chilli – this butter is a favourite when spread on bread or cooked with grilled chicken… the aroma will make your mouth water!
Cinnamon was a crafty spice used in witchcraft in medieval times – a tribute to its intoxicating flavour! For many, this butter is a morning ritual melted over crispy hot crumpets. Creamy, fluffy with ricotta and sweetened with raw, locally made honey – this is a wholesome, belly warming butter treat.
Smother this Mediterranean flavour explosion all over roasted eggplant and potatoes, for a warm and crispier crunch.
A Yorkshire favourite made famous by Simon and Garfunkel, this flavour combo is traditionally smothered all over hearty winter vegetables.
This garlic butter chilli chive combo is great on seafood, buttery crab or lobster. Let your seafood swim in seas infused with garlic, and a kick of chilli.
Sicilian olive has a milder, fruitier taste than most olives that is pleasantly imbued with the bite of fresh chives. Perfect for roast veges using butter for that extra crispy, flavourful crunch.
This butter is light with zesty lemon and the caramelised goodness of roasted garlic. Ideal to melt and mellow over fresh lobster.
This butter has been enjoyed spread generously on crispy thick cut bread with a freshly cold beer. Also goes well to melt this flavourful and rich umami butter over steak.
Let your next juicy steak melt in your mouth with a pat of red wine butter dripping on top. The wine infused butter and the strong hearty aroma of rosemary will make you drool twice.