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Max’s Sandwich Book

By Max Halley and Ben Benton

Published 2018

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“What’s the difference?” I hear you cry. Caramel-sharamel, butterscotch-smutterscotch. Butter is the difference! My friend James Bridle’s granny once told him that “the difference between a good cook and a great cook, is half a pound of butter.” Baller.


  • 100 g unsalted butter, cubed
  • 240 g dark brown sugar
  • 200


Remember there is nothing on earth worse than being burned by molten sugar.

Add the butter to a heavy-bottomed saucepan and melt over a high heat until it is frothing gently. Add the sugar in one go and stir well. It will go a little thick and sandy, but keep cooking, keep stirring, and keep watching. After 3 or so minutes it will start to become smooth and loose. That is your cue to ad