‘Buttering up’ the ladies of Ballycarry

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Ballycarry WI president Maybeth McQuitty welcomed Bill and Alison Abernethy from “Abernethy Butter” to the April meeting of Ballycarry WI.

They gave a very informative talk and demonstration with members showing a keen interest.

Alison and Bill talked about the history of butter making evolving from small farms to production today, Their product is still hand-made and they now sell butter to a variety of customers including famous chefs, shops and restaurants.

They have now extended their range of products to include fudge.

Margaret Workman gave a vote of thanks and the ladies had an opportunity to purchase butter and fudge to sample for themselves.

The competition “A Butter Dish” was won by Maybeth McQuitty; second, Anna Simms; third, Margaret Workman.