Butter Passion: History, Culture, and Recipes from Bordier Butter

Jean-Yves Bordier


Enjoy the history, lore, and art of cooking with butter from a master French butter maker

This book is dedicated to butter—an everyday yet noble food. Here is the history of butter, butter lore, the stages of butter-making, butter’s properties, and its uses in French cooking. You will learn that butter is a fantastic flavor enhancer. You will also come to know that it takes just six hours to make industrial butter but a full 72 hours to make artisanal butter that has a well-developed taste and bouquet. This book immerses you in the world of butter, from farm to plate, and includes 180 photographs and 40 recipes by Michelin-starred French chef Sylvain Guillemot. Enjoy Smoked Salt Butter, Chili Butter, Madagascar Vanilla Butter, and recipes for dishes of every variety. Bringing it all together is Jean-Yves Bordier, whose namesake brand is acclaimed worldwide.

Creator Bio

Above all a cheesemaker, like his parents, Jean-Yves Bordier is well-known for his unique and top-quality butter, both simple and compound. His butter is on sale in his boutiques in Saint-Malo, France, and throughout Europe. It is also served in many restaurants in France and on the best tables in the world. Learn more at lebeurrebordier.com. He lives in Saint-Malo.

Price £13.99
Format Hardback
Publication Date 24 September 2019
Pages 192
Height 279mm
Width 210mm
Illustrations 180 colour photographs
Rights Europe, Africa, Middle East
ISBN-13 9781419738470