Story and photos by Dr. Michael Lim The Travelling Gourmet TM
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The inimitable and irrepressible Travelling Gourmet TM highlights the butter loved by…
MANY discerning gourmets…
It is Le beurre de Bordier from France. Bretagne (Brittany) to be exact.
Bordier Butter is served in my favourite 3 Michelin Star haute cuisine (fine dining) restaurants like Guy Savoy in Paris and Le Cinq in Paris. In Singapore, Ash & Elm in the Intercontinental serves Bordier Seaweed Butter with its Bread Basket.
Bordier Butter is served in exquisite glassware in Guy Savoy
Bordier Butter with Seaweed from Brittany in Ash and Elm
As always, The Travelling Gourmet TM say: Keep calm and carry on eating! 🙂
Jean-Yves Bordier became a butter artisan in St. Malo in Brittany in 1985, acquiring the La Maison du Beurre creamery founded in 1927. He discovered the art of kneading butter, a traditional 19th century method, that he perfected using the time-honored gestures of past butter artisans, which guarantees the quality of his great butters. He has developed techniques to pound and shape butter and has passed on his know-how to his team…