Butter Passion History, Culture, and Recipes from Bordier Butter
Butter Passion
History, Culture, and Recipes from Bordier Butter
Text by Jean-Yves Bordier
  • Imprint: Abrams Books
  • Publication Date: September 24, 2019
  • Price: $35.00
  • Trim Size: 8 14 x 11
  • ISBN: 978-1-4197-3847-0
  • EAN: 9781419738470
  • Page Count: 192
  • Illustrations: 180 color photographs
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Rights: World English

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.

About the author

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.