How to make Classic Swiss Fondue

Master the Art of Fondue Preparation with our Expert Tips.

Our Classic Swiss fondue is equal parts Emmenthaler, Gruyere, and Gormino Goat cheeses, which together create a deep, savory flavor and a smooth, satisfying texture. 

This fondue recipe takes a mere 15 minutes to prepare, yet the outcome is a majestically velvety, creamy custard-like sauce, with luscious flavor that celebrates anything you dip into the pot.

Winter months are the perfect time to have a fondue party. Luscious fondue shared with friends on a wintery evening is the perfect recipe for an easy and fun gathering. Or it makes for a cozy dinner for two. Either way, fondue is a decadent, satisfying yet simple meal to enjoy. 

What is Fondue?

Fondue is a decadent blend of luscious melted Swiss cheeses elegantly presented in a pot atop a portable stove. Gracefully dip your culinary delights into this molten masterpiece with fondue forks.

Fondue is a long-standing tradition in Switzerland, making it the national dish. It became popular in the US in the 1960s and 70s and continues to be a favorite party dish.

What are the best cheeses for fondue? 

We recommend using equal parts of the Swiss classics: 
Emmenthaler
Gruyere 12 Month AOP
Gourmino Goat

What do you dip in fondue?

Serve this lovely cheese fondue with cubed French bread, salami, cornichons, potatoes, pearled onions, sliced pears or Capella Cheese crackers.

How to prepare fondue

 Ingredients:

  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 pound shredded Swiss cheese (a blend of Emmenthaler, Gruyere, and Gourmino Goat
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 (1 pound) loaf French bread, cut into 1 inch cubes

Preparations: 

  1. Bring the white wine to a simmer in the fondue pot over medium-low heat.

  2. Stir in the flour until well combined.

  3. Add the mix of Swiss cheeses a handful at a time, mixing with a whisk after each handful until the cheese is melted. Season with salt. Fondue must be served over heat to maintain its smooth, creamy texture.

  4. Enjoy! Serve with cubed French bread, salami, cornichons, potatoes, pearled onions, sliced pears or Capella Cheese crackers.

 

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