Compound butter is a great friend to a home cook. Ranging from sweet to savory, it can be blended with honey, fruits and warm spices and slathered on scones and breads or mixed with fragrant herbs and rubbed on a chicken waiting to roast. This recipe, in particular, is ideal for spreading on warm, crusty baguettes before dinner, smeared over grilled lamb or mixed into warm rice.
Mackenzie Creamery’s Baby Buche is a semi-aged goat’s milk cheese, typically ripened for 5 to 10 weeks, getting softer, sharper and more intensely flavored with time and the highlight of this easy to make appetizer.
Spelt flour is high in protein, which is ideal for giving breads structure and a hearty texture. Bread baking novices will appreciate this soft, easy to work with dough that requires a minimal amount of kneading and is easy to shape.