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“A spoonful of Lurpak is just as enjoyable as a good piece of chocolate”: Meet Denmark’s professional butter tasters

By Lars Roest-Madsen

Photo: Nikolaj Didriksen

Tangy, salty and melt-in-your-mouth, few foods are more purely pleasurable than butter. And it’s a food that Denmark takes very seriously. For over 100 years, Danes have been churning out quality-controlled spreadable gold, while at the country’s finest restaurants, top chefs have vied to concoct the finest bread and butter serving. We delve into the decadent world of Danish butter