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Who decided unsalted butter was a good idea? Times, Sunday Times (2017) Melt the remaining butter in the pan. The Sun (2017) Put a little butter in a large frying pan set over medium heat. The Sun (2017)Make sure the butter is soft or it won't blend in to the mix. The Sun (2016)White wine, garlic butter and cream are the cornerstone of many of its dishes. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Melt 25g butter in a spacious, lidded frying pan over a medium heat. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In autumn it turns butter yellow - better than a hazel - and the large and rounded leaves make a good splash in the garden. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then you can enjoy a little butter on your toast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Who really uses the butter compartment for actual butter anyway? The Sun (2015)Remove from the heat and whisk in the unsalted butter until well combined. The Sun (2013)Serve the lamb and beans with a bowl of buttered garden peas. The Sun (2012)Tip into a bowl and mix with the melted butter. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The punting butter is spread pretty thin by now. The Sun (2014)Whisk until combined and mix in the soft butter. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The first step is to fill a butter churn with cream. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Serve with buttered toast on the side. Times, Sunday Times (2014)When cooking with fat use butter or olive oil. The Family Nutrition Workbook (1988)Put the butter in a bowl with the sugar and beat until the mixture is combined. The Sun (2012) Melt the butter in the oil and stir in the onions. Times, Sunday Times (2011) Put the butter in a small saucepan and melt over a gentle heat. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Melt 25g butter in a milk pan. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Melt 25g butter in a medium pan and stir in the flour followed by the mustard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The autumn colour - pure butter yellow - is totally reliable. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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British English: butter /ˈbʌtə/ NOUN
Butter is a yellowish substance made from cream which you spread on bread or use in cooking.
...bread and butter.
- American English: butter
- Arabic: زُبْدَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: manteiga
- Chinese: 黄油
- Croatian: maslac
- Czech: máslo
- Danish: smør
- Dutch: boter
- European Spanish: mantequilla
- Finnish: voi
- French: beurre
- German: Butter
- Greek: βούτυρο
- Italian: burro
- Japanese: バター
- Korean: 버터
- Norwegian: smør
- Polish: masło
- European Portuguese: manteiga
- Romanian: unt
- Russian: масло
- Spanish: mantequilla
- Swedish: smör
- Thai: เนย
- Turkish: tereyağı
- Ukrainian: масло
- Vietnamese: bơ sữa
British English: butter VERB
If you butter something such as bread or toast, you spread butter on it.
She spread pieces of bread on the counter and began buttering them.
Definition of butter from the Collins English Dictionary
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