Ever wondered why Country Life tastes so different from Lurpak?

Most shoppers associate butter’s taste by the branded name on the pack, not that it’s a ‘sweet’ or ‘sour’ cream style butter. This brand butter buying works well for the supermarket shopper as most of the big producers stick to one style of butter. Ever wondered why Country Life tastes so different from Lurpak? TheseContinue reading “Ever wondered why Country Life tastes so different from Lurpak?”

The Spring Sun’s out its time to change from butter to olive oil

Cheap European travel and the plethora of cooking programmes have made olive oil a serious alternative to butter and other fats.  Supermarkets shelves are always stacked with ten or more different brands or styles.  This of course increases when the warmer weather arrives and shoppers are happy to swap gutsy food for lighter salads drizzledContinue reading “The Spring Sun’s out its time to change from butter to olive oil”