Butter, butter

There’s more than one way to churn butter.

This Indian machine has the operator pulling strings to rotate the paddle inside the jar:

This machine is what Westerners think of when thinking of churning butter, turning the handle which rotates the barrel, so the milk sloshes around inside it.

Shaking milk in a skin works too.

You can shake milk in a barrel, or a clay urn.

Moving a plunger up and down works too. It’s a technique used in places as far apart as Wales and Tibet.


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