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I'm a big fan of butter. Perhaps it's understandable, being from Cork. After all, in the 1700s, the Cork Butter Exchange was the largest butter market in the world.

27th July, 2013
Whipped herb butter and new potatoes. Photo: Lilly Higgins

I'm a big fan of butter. Perhaps it's understandable, being from Cork. After all, in the 1700s, the Cork Butter Exchange was the largest butter market in the world.

Today, Shandon is home to our very own Butter Museum. It is a unique and fascinating place that documents our love and history with the gold-foil wrapped blocks. It also displays traditional butter-making equipment and a keg of butter that is over 1,000 years old -...

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