No, it doesn't taste like buttermilk, any more than buttermilk biscuits do. Of course, that wouldn't bother me, I love a glass of cold buttermilk with some warm cornbread.
No, Mrs. Andy made this for me. It is one of the best things I've ever eaten in my life. If you have never had one, find a recipe and try it out!
Look at that, had my name on it!