Looking for Savory Butter Roll Recipe - Cafe Boulud Style
After eating at Cafe Boulud last New Year's eve, I have been keeping an eye out for a formula that might recreate their "Butter Roll". If you search Google using the following string, you can find a picture of it:
The Wandering Eater, Last Few Lunches, Cafe Boulud
(I couldn't figure out how to paste the link to the site above without the site thinking it was spam)
Most of the recipes for butter rolls seem more sweet than savory. This roll was rich, but still had an artisan slant of bread. The inside was light and fluffy with big holes, but the outside crust was very thick and chewy. My wife and I ate so many that we started to annoy the bread waiter.
I found a discussion of a dinner roll recipe from Cook's Illustrated on this site that seemed close (and I tried that formula and the results were very tasty!). That recipe had some similar characteristics in terms of crumb and crust, but it had no butter.
If anyone has seen a similar formula, a pointer to a book or a link online would be greatly appreciated. Thanks.