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This red wine butter is such an amazing colour!!!! The wonderful purply pink butter, flecked with white and green. It is like a piece of modern art!

Red Wine and Shallot Butter

This red wine butter is such an amazing colour!!!! The wonderful purply pink butter, flecked with white and green. It is like a piece of modern art! It works fabulously with steak, but also adds an amazing flavour to roasted onions! This is another recipe that has been on the blog for a while but […]

Compound butters are fabulous. They are little flavour filled disks of buttery deliciousness. Over 10 Recipes to choose from!!!

How to make Compound Butters

Compound butters are fabulous. They are little flavour filled disks of buttery deliciousness. A beautiful disk of salty butter enriched with herbs and spices. The possibilities are endless. So much so that when I started coming up with ideas for my father’s day steak with compound butter (read my post on the perfect steak here) my […]

This Goats cheese butter is perfect for adding a slightly salty and rich edge to your dish. Simple to make and super creamy!

Goats Cheese and Chive Butter

This Goats cheese butter is perfect for adding a slightly salty and rich edge to your dish. Simple to make and super creamy! This is a solitary treat for me! As in our house no one else like goats cheese!!! After I made this log, I passed it to Mr 9’s teacher. Hopefully her and […]

We all know that blue cheese goes well with steak so mixing it with butter makes complete sense. Complete delicious amazing sense!!!!

Blue Cheese Butter

A deliciously rich butter that is perfect for topping steak or chicken. Or for stirring through potatoes. We all know that blue cheese goes well with steak so mixing it with butter makes complete sense. Complete delicious amazing sense!!!! The butter and cheese melt into the hot steak and coat each mouthful with a buttery blue […]

This Tarragon and Lemon Butter is beautifully light and fragrant. It adds a wonderful hint of anise to your meal.

Tarragon and Lemon Butter

This Tarragon and Lemon Butter is beautifully light and fragrant. It adds a wonderful hint of anise to your meal. Fresh tarragon isn’t always easy to find so I use dried tarragon that I soak in a little lemon juice. If you can get fresh tarragon then skip the soaking step and add two tablespoons of […]

This smoked chilli compound butter wonderfully rich. It smells A-Maz-Ing!!!! Just look at the colour! Perfect on your meat, fish or veg!

Smoked Chilli Butter

This smoked chilli butter is wonderfully rich. It smells A-Maz-Ing!!!! Just look at the colour! Doesn’t it look like something you want to smear all over your steak. Not that I would save this just for steak, this is delicious on a swordfish steak or to top off some cooked carrots. If you like your […]

A wonderfully fresh and flavourful butter that is perfect for topping just about anything.

French Compound Butter (maître d’hôtel)

A wonderfully fresh and flavourful butter that is perfect for topping just about anything. This french butter is the original compound butter, known as maître d’hôtel. It takes it name after the head waiter in a restaurant, who would create the butter at the table in front of the guests. Which is all rather elegant isn’t it!!! My […]

A slightly spiced, butter that is delicious with steak, but surprisingly good on fish. Especially a nice firm fish like tuna or swordfish!

Horseradish Butter

A slightly spiced, butter that is delicious with steak, but surprisingly good on fish. Especially a nice firm fish like tuna or swordfish! On Sunday I cooked up a Father’s day treat. A perfect steak (see how to get perfect steak here) some seared scallops, steamed asparagus and some twice cooked chips. We had a […]

Yes, bacon, maple and butter!!! This is an addictive butter that works on anything and everything!!!

Bacon and Maple Butter

Yes, bacon, maple and butter!!! This is an addictive butter that works on anything and everything!!! Great on steak, melted over mashed potatoes or spread on toast. You could even melt this onto your pancakes!!!! Just get a batch whipped up and add it to everything!!! You will thank me. (Well your skinny jeans might […]

A subtle butter that adds a meaty sweetness to your meal. This is fabulous on steak or chicken! Or topping off large portobello mushrooms before you roast them.

Mushroom and Sherry Butter

A subtle butter that adds a meaty sweetness to your meal. This is fabulous on steak or chicken! Or topping off large portobello mushrooms before you roast them. If you can find truffle salt then that adds a great edge to the butter, but don’t worry or spend a fortune buying it from a designer […]

This Moroccan spiced butter is packed with flavour! It smells beautiful! Even wrapped up in the cling film you can smell the wonderful spices. It is like being whisked off to Marrakesh.

Moroccan Spice Butter

This Moroccan spiced butter is packed with flavour! It smells beautiful! Even wrapped up in the cling film you can smell the wonderful spices. It is like being whisked off to Marrakesh. This is one to add to your steak when you serve it with roasted vegetables. Or onto a grilled chicken breast along side some couscous. […]

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