Flavored Butters

How to Make Them, Shape Them, and Use Them as Spreads, Toppings, and Sauces

Flavored Butters How to Make Them, Shape Them, and Use Them as Spreads, Toppings, and Sauces
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Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781558328075
Series: 50 Series
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Description

Flavored butters, also called compound butters, have a multitude of uses. They make a plain baguette or artisan loaf come alive with flavor; they complement a hearty breakfast muffin or delicate scone; they serve as quick-fix sauces for a piece of fish, meat or a bowl of pasta; and they brighten an artichoke or a serving of green beans in surprising ways. We often see flavored butters as an elegant touch to bread service in restaurants, but there are plenty more varieties and uses that are easy for home cooks to use in their kitchens as well. Lucy Vaserfirer's Flavored Butters is the first and only book that provides the recipes and techniques for homemade flavored butters. In fifty recipes, Vaserfirer offers up ideas that are amazingly quick to execute in the kitchen and transformative in the flavor they impart. The recipes cover both sweet and savory applications, and each recipe has advice about what the butter is best used on. In addition to the recipes, there are plenty of photographs to illustrate, and ample tips and tricks, like the perfect temperature at which to serve the butters, how to serve, and the tools needed for making stunning presentations with flavored butters.

The author

Chef, culinary educator, and food writer Lucy Vaserfirer is the author of Seared to Perfection, Marinades, Flavored Butters, Not Your Mother's Cast Iron Skillet Cookbook, and The Ultimate Pasta Machine Cookbook. She is the creator, writer, and photographer of the blog Hungry Cravings, an online resource that demystifies complex cooking and baking techniques and offers delicious, foolproof recipes. She is an Adjunct Instructor of Cooking at Clark College in Vancouver, Washington, and at Mount Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, and she has taught both home cooks and professional chefs and bakers for many years. She holds Le Cordon Bleu associate degrees both in culinary arts and in patisserie & baking. She lives in Vancouver, Washington.

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Specs

Format: Hardback, 96 Pages
ISBN: 9781558328075
Illustrations: 4-color
Size: 5.5 in x 8.75 in / 139.7 mm x 222.25 mm
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