C B S News: Butter once was a Luxury in Brittany, Kouign Amann
C B S as in Caramel & Beurre Sale (Caramel made with Salty Butter), a specialty of Henri Le Roux.
Olivier Magny in Le Caramel au Beurre Sale (February 3) writes:
"When a Parisian reads “Caramel au beurre salé” on a dessert menu, he usually bursts with an irrepressible “Oh, caramel au beurre salé…’”. At this point, the odds for the Parisian to give in reach a peak. Salt miraculously washed sugar away, brushed off decadence. The Parisian is freed."