While Korean dramas and food have managed to carve a space for themself within pop culture, Korean music has taken the whole world by storm. In fact, boy band BTS is currently ruling top charts and has a Grammy nomination to its name. And they've just announced their second English single, Butter, which has sent fans into a tizzy. What makes this interesting is the fact that apart from being great performers, BTS members are also huge foodies and have often expressed their love for food.
Whether it is the band's eldest member Jin, who has a special series called Eat Jin, where he eats different kinds of foods with the fans on a livestream. Or, Suga, J-Hope and V, who have been spotted making beverages and enjoying it on their live stream. One thing is for sure, the BTS gang loves a good meal. And that explains a great deal why they chose this name for their single. So, while we wait (with nail-biting anticipation) here are 10 utterly butterly recipes to help you while away the time.
It's impossible to think of buttery foods and not think of butter chicken. A national and international hit, in equal measure, this comfort food has an interesting history that traces its roots to Delhi in 1950. But more on that later. Try our dhaba-style recipe this weekend and mop it up with fluffy naans or good old rice.
Scones are to the English what khari biscuit is to a Mumbaikar. Typically enjoyed with jam and clotted cream along with, scones are a Scottish quick bread with an amazingly flaky-soft texture. We took the classic and gave it a garlic-y makeover, with a buttery goodness that's worth all the effort making it will take.
Grilled Peanut Butter Sandwich
Quick and easy to make, PBJ sandwiches are a great in-between of a fruit and creamy treat, with a crispy exterior. Grill your sandwich on each side with oodles of butter for that acidic balance to cut through the sweetness.
Carrot Cheesecake Ladoo
Ever heard of cheesecake ladoo? We're here to change that. This butter-based carrot cheesecake is healthy and simple to make. Plus, it comes in the form of a cake pop, making it a bite-sized treat. If you're a cheesecake lover, you're going to love this.
Another Indian curry made with generous additions of butter, this paneer staple has all the cues in its name. The hero of this dish is the butter, which is then balanced with tangy tomatoes and cashew paste. Check our recipe out and if you decide to give it a try, don't forget to let us know how it turned out.
Fun fact: The Swiss roll did not originate in Switzerland. And while there is debate around its origin, one thing is for sure, it's creamy, buttery, toothsomeness, all rolled (quite literally) into a massive treat. Try our version that's loaded with butter and filled with cream and jam.
A Mumbai street food special you just can't miss - the masala pav is a staple we've been missing. Be it the spicy-tangy vegetable mish-mash or the soft and supple pavs, this street food is a bonafide crowd pleaser. The best part? The generous load of butter that brings the dish together and which is sure to put you in a good mood.