The Great French Butter Crisis of 2017, the crise de beurre ”, is upon us here within the southwest. If you’re fortunate enough to be in France, Bernard recommends utilizing beurre doux for cooking, especially for pastries as large salt crystals might tear the dough, and saving the very best salted butter for slathering on bread. And because the weekend, we’re even seeing butter shortages in French supermarkets.
The most famous AOC butter is from Isigny-sur-Mer on the northwest coast of France, on the D-Day seashores. French butter is of course yellow, and the color adjustments in line with the season, however that is natural and we do not try to right that. The land of creamy sauces and croissants is experiencing a butter shortage not seen in recent occasions. These cookies will crisp up properly within the oven and, but, they are going to instanteously melt in your mouth (thank you, butter!).
From the village of Celle-sur-Belle in the Poitou-Charentes area on France’s Atlantic coast, the Sèvres et …