Heard of mala butter, kelp butter or truffle butter? How about slow-cooked beef jam?
Rising along with the trend in sourdough bread and other bakes is the seemingly basic but most decadent pleasure of all – savoury or umami spreads to slather and smear over your daily toast. What may literally be bread and butter issues for some, has become elevated in the hands of Michelin-starred restaurants, wholesome delis and chefs-turned-home-based-businesses.
Here, we recommend five places for umami butters and spreads that defy expectations and will leave you wanting more.