Butter: A Rich History

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Guest: Elaine Khosrova

Butter. The little sticks that serves as culinary building blocks were accidentally invented long-ago in a herder’s pouch. The beloved fat is now a staple the world over, from Ireland’s ancient butter bogs to Tibet’s sacred butter sculptures. We discuss all things butter with food writer ELAINE KHOSROVA, who explores the story of butter and provides recipes in her new book Butter: A Rich History. Khosrova is a former fellowship student at the Culinary Institute of America who began her career in food publishing as a test kitchen editor at Country Living magazine. She’s contributed to numerous national food and lifestyle publications, as well as the Oxford Companion to Cheese.


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