Garlic butter

This delicious garlic butter is a classic recipe that never goes out of fashion.

Creation by Tjitze van der Dam, Evi restaurant, Zandvoort, the Netherlands.

Garlic butter

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butter, room temperature



chives, finely chopped



garlic, finely chopped



salt and pepper



lemon juice

Preparation method

  • Beat the butter in a planetary mixer until white.
  • Add the chives and garlic and mix thoroughly.
  • Season to taste with salt, pepper, and lemon juice.
  • You could pipe the butter, roll it up, or press it into a mould as in this recipe.

Serving suggestions

  • As a spread for bread.
  • As a flavour enhancer in potato and vegetable purée.
  • As a flavour enhancer in vegetable dishes.
  • As a garnish or sauce on pan-fried meat or fish.

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