Four flavoured steak butters you can whip up in minutes

Easy to make, these butters pack a serious flavour punch

Garlic and herb butter is a great accompaniment to steak

A juicy, perfectly-cooked steak can be delicious and satisfying on its own, but when topped with a dollop of flavoured butter, it becomes a rich and unctuous affair.

Flavoured butters are better known in culinary terms as compound butters, which is a fancy name for something that's extremely easy to make at home. Whether used to baste the meat or served as a dollop atop, compound butter is a great enhancer of a good quality ...