Dried apricots are rehydrated and blended to create a natural whole food spread. Use it to replace processed high sugar jams and to naturally sweeten and flavour other foods like smoothies and porridge.
Virgin coconut oil and butter are predominantly saturated fats and can be difficult to spread when cold. This recipe shows you how to make your own soft butter-based spreads. Many commercial butter-based spreads do not specify the blending oil used.
Many cultures have been clarifying butter, which helps it last longer. In India and Pakistan clarified butter is known as ghee. The added benefit is that unlike butter, ghee can withstand cooking at higher temperatures. Homemade clarified butter has a fresh buttery scent unlike commercial varieties.