Snail Butter

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Roast Chicken & Other Stories

By Simon Hopkinson and Lindsey Bareham

Published 1994

  • About

Unlike in my apprentice days at the Normandie, when my hands stank for days after making this butter manually, hopefully we all now have the use of kitchen machinery. This is the most intensely garlicky of butters but may be used for any number of dishes. It is important to include the breadcrumbs when preparing it for use with snails, or anything else that is going to be cooked in their shells in the oven, such as mussels or clams, as the crumbs help form a crust. However, if you are makin