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buttery

1. a room for storing foods or wines
2. Brit (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students
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buttery

1. Pantry or wine cellar; formerly a medieval storeroom for provisions (originally bouteillerie).
2. (Brit.) Dispensary of provisions, esp. food and drink, to college students.
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SauSage roll Jacob's Creek Classic riesling The lime and green apple are perfect with the butteriness in the pastry and the richness of the pork.
Four Vines 2010 "Naked" Char-donnay (Santa Barbara County; 02) A basketful of fresh peaches, with a touch of butteriness and keen balance.
I just think it might overpower the delicacy of the figs and the butteriness of the almond paste.
The choice of strain can deliver lots of butteriness or emphasize tannin intensity, emphasize varietal aromas or simply do a "neutral" conversion of acids.
This robust mix of beans, capsicum, carrot and potato came in a coriander-infused spinach ghee that made the most of the butteriness without smothering the vegetables' textures and flavours.
The generous golden sauce was speckled with something mysterious and slightly vinaigreitteish (horseradish, perhaps?), very good at cutting through all the butteriness. I asked Mrs M what it was.
Her lemon shortbread lacked butteriness and had hardly any lemon flavour.
The asparagus spears weren't hugely flavoursome but the sauce was masterful, its hint of vinaigrette cutting through the butteriness. It made for a fresh and light appetite-whetter.
Jerome insists I taste all my food during each step for acidity (too much brandy or wine), saltiness (why you don't add salt to this recipe) and butteriness.