April 11 is World Cheese Fondue Day, a cheesy celebration of the classic national dish of Switzerland. A gooey blend of melted cheeses, spices and wine, fondue is perfect party food, so why not gather your friends for some dipping and dunking fun?
How long will it take?
What’s the serving size?
What do I need?
- 500 ml dry white wine
- 250 g gruyere, coarsely grated
- 250 g Emmental de Savoie, coarsely grated
- 250 g sharp cheddar, coarsely grated
- 1 clove garlic, halved
- 1 tbsp mustard
- Pinch of white pepper
- Pinch of cinnamon
- Pinch of grated nutmeg
- Loaf of bread, cut into cubes to serve
How do I make it?
- Rub garlic halves on the inside of a fondue pot. Add wine and heat over medium-low heat but do not let the wine boil.
- Gradually add the cheeses, stirring continuously until they are all melted.
- When all the cheese has melted, and the fondue starts to bubble gently, add mustard, pepper, cinnamon and nutmeg and stir to combine.
- Serve fondue with cubes of bread for dipping.