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Art of Fondue - Cheese Fondue 'Grisons Alpine Cheese & Herbs' (600 g) ***On Stock Item***

Art of Fondue - Cheese Fondue 'Grisons Alpine Cheese & Herbs' (600 g) ***On Stock Item***

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Art of Fondue - Cheese Fondue "Grisons Alpine Cheese & Herbs"

Package 600 g

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SKU: 1003.1.2.8.exs
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    Art of Fondue - Grisons Alpine Cheese & Herbs Fondue "Bündner Fondue mit Kräuter"

    A delicious Fondue with BIO-ingredients from the Grisons Mountains. Includes Swiss BIO-white wine and BIO-potato starch as well as Bio-alpine herbs - alpine chilly (not spicy), alpine stinging nettle, and other herbs). The cheese is provided by the dairy 'Bio-Käserei Splügen'

    Fondue is a Swiss melted cheese dish served in a communal pot (caquelon or fondue pot) over a portable stove (réchaud) heated with a candle or spirit lamp, and eaten by dipping bread into the cheese using long-stemmed forks. The word fondue is derived from the French verb fondre ("to melt") used as a noun.

    The earliest known recipe for the modern form of cheese fondue comes from a 1699 book published in Zurich, under the name "Käss mit Wein zu kochen", "to cook cheese with wine". The first known recipe for the modern cheese fondue under that name, with cheese and wine, was published in 1875. Despite its modern associations with rustic mountain life, it was a town-dweller's dish from the lowlands of western, French-speaking, Switzerland: rich cheese like Gruyère was a valuable export item which peasants could not afford to eat.

    Cheese fondue consists of a blend of cheeses, wine and seasoning. To prepare, the caquelon it is first rubbed with a cut garlic clove. White wine is slightly heated with cornstarch, and then grated cheese is added and stirred until melted (if you use the fondue cheeses mixtures offered by Swiss House Shop from Art of Fondue, this is not required). It is often topped off with a bit of kirsch. The cornstarch or other starch stabilizes and thickens the mixture. Additional wine may be added if the fondue is too thick.

    A cheese fondue mixture should be kept warm enough to keep the fondue smooth and liquid but not so hot that it burns. If this temperature is held until the fondue is finished there will be a thin crust of toasted (not burnt) cheese at the bottom of the caquelon. This is called 'la religieuse' (French for the nun). It has the texture of a cracker and is almost always lifted out and eaten.

    Use appropriate fondue set including cheese fondue caquelon, burner and cheese fondue forks. Pour desired content into caquelon and heat until melted. Prior to pouring cheese fondue in caquelon, rub half a glove of garlic in the inside of the pot. Continuously stir the fondue cheese over stove and bring to a gentle boil. To serve put the caquelon onto appropriate fondue set with fondue burner so it continuously boils gently. Prepare bread cubes; 2cm x 1cm x 1cm. Stick bread cubes or other side dish onto appropriate fondue forks and dip the bread into fondue and coat evenly with cheese. Stir evenly and continuously so that fondue stays thick and smooth to the end. Cheese crust forming at the bottom of the caquelon can be removed gently with a fork from time to time. Do not scratch the caquelon or similar coated enameled cast iron pot.

    Nutrition Information (per 100g)

    Energy:                 296 kcal
    Total fat:                  22.8 g
    - Saturated fat:        16.1 g
    - Trans fat:                0.7 g
    Protein:                     18.5 g
    Carbohydrates:        2.8 g
    - Sugars:                 <0.5 g
    Sodium:                       1.1 g

    Bio Grisons mountain cheese, Bio white wine (10cl), Kirsch, Bio Alpine herbs, corn starch

    Allergen information: This product contains milk and mustard seeds. Gluten free

    This product is shipped fresh from Switzerland and was never frozen. Keep refrigerated (5°C)

    Note: The 'Available on' date specifies the date the product will be available in Hong Kong. The shipment from Switzerland is scheduled to arrive 2-3 days prior to the aforementioned date. Office pick-up of your orders may be available a few days prior to 'Available on' date and you will be notified accordingly.
    Order acceptance deadline is 14 days prior to 'Available on' date noted. 

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    Canton of Manufacture Zurich
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