Butter and cream give rich creamy taste and texture to your dishes.Dairy products round out flavours and add a voluptuous, perhaps even sinful, edge to dishes.

As chefs we get more and more requests for lighter dishes, dairy-free recipes, and vegan dishes. Which is frustrating, because you lose all that rich depth and silky textures that only dairy can bring.

Until now. And a whole new breed of plant-based fats and creams. Here’s why life in your professional kitchen is about to get a whole lot easier.