ChurningChurning is the method of converting cream into butter and is done either in a barrel or in a churn.
The churn is a timber vessel about 3 ft high and 1 1/2 ft in width.It consists of three parts. The body, the dash - board, the cover and the cup. The dash-board is the shape of a brush handle with a small block of timber at one end.
The cover is a round flat board with two light laths of timber at one side to it firm. There is a hole in the centre of the cover so that the dash-board can go in and out and is well fitted into a groove.
How butter is made
First of all the milk is set in
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- Mary Kelliher
- Lacka East, Co. Kerry