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Tips for the perfect cheese fondue

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Fondue is the perfect social meal for Christmas and New Year's Eve . Whether with family or friends, eating combines experience and conviviality. Fondue is a popular tradition for many.

The fondue is available in many different variations : very classic, with oil or broth , cheese fondue , chocolate fondue , champagne fondue , beer fondue , the possibilities are almost endless .

We have put together the most popular side dishes for you as well as some useful tips and tricks for fondue . Have fun while reading.

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Tips for cheese fondue

Quality of the cheese

If you want to enjoy a real Swiss cheese fondue , you should also use real Swiss cheese . The types of cheese that go into the Caquelon vary depending on the region in Switzerland. One of the most popular cheese mixtures in central Switzerland is particularly the fondue from Seiler Käse . As an independent and locally based traditional company, Seiler Käserei AG has been producing cheese specialties for almost 100 years . Only natural raw materials without additives are used for the cheese .

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White wine

White wine is simply part of a classic fondue. This should be in the first place dry be and also one good acidity bring, for example Sauvignon Blanc . The acid ensures that the cheese creamy remains so that your fondue has the right consistency. This effect can be achieved with an additional splash lemon juice strengthen.

Invest in a high-quality fondue set

A fondue meal is a sociable affair where you tend to lose track of time . The fondue set should therefore have quality and stamina . The right materials and high-quality workmanship of a fondue device are crucial for this. The cheese fondue set from KOENIG covers exactly these features. The material, which consists of stone clay , conducts the heat very slowly into the interior of the pot , which slowly melts the cheese. This means the cheese fondue stays creamy for longer.

Cheese fondue set Bamboo

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Additional tip

To warm up the oil or fat more quickly , you can simply heat it on the stove . The ideal temperature is reached when small bubbles appear on a wooden stick that is dipped into it. Then place the pot on the fondue rack and keep warm with fuel paste or electrically .

Fondue side dishes

1. Vegetables, raw

  • Mushrooms
  • zucchini
  • paprika

2. Vegetables, pre-cooked

  • cauliflower
  • broccoli
  • Carrots

3. Meat/Fish

  • Beef/veal/pork/turkey/chicken
  • shrimp
  • Octopus
  • hot dog
  • Game: deer, stag, wild boar

4. Baked potato

  • The perfect topping for baked potatoes is herb sour cream.

5. Fruit

  • Pears
  • pineapple
  • grapes
  • Olives
  • small ears of corn
  • Pickles
  • Figs

6. Garlic baguette

7. Salads

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