For most of us, planning a party is more than just a little bit stressful. Not only do you have to plan a menu that will wow your guests, but you also have to clean the house and plan for drinks and entertainment. An of course, you will want everything to work together perfectly. A great idea that you do not see every day is to plan a fondue party. The fondue can be used as an appetizer, dessert or even a main dish!
Planning a party can be very stressful for most people. You have to clean the house, plan the menu, the games or programs and the drinks. Plus you have to make sure that every little detail is perfect! The drinks should complement the food and vice versa. Well, after reading this article, planning a menu will never be a problem again. Once you learn to make cheese fondue your parties will become events that people talk about for weeks. And, no one will know just how easy it was for you to plan and prepare for!
There are three main types of fondue - cheese, meat and dessert. Today we are going to talk about cheese fondue. Before you plan a menu around cheese fondue, you have to first make sure that no one in your guests are not lactose intolerant. If you are not sure it is always a good idea to have other dishes on hand.
Since the cheese fondues are were first made in Switzerland, they are usually made from Swiss cheese. . You can, however, try many other types of cheese. Some suggestions that you may want to consider are Emmenthal, Apenzeller and Gruyere. Try out different variations of cheese fondue; you can make Italian, tomato based cheese fondue, creamy seafood and cheese fondue as well as mushroom and cheese fondue. To make your fondue party more exciting, try different dippers like French baguette, vegetables and even use sausages and shrimp. Here is a basic recipe to get you started!
What you need:
1 garlic clove, cut in half
2 cups white wine
1 tbsp lemon juice
¾ lb Gruyere cheese
½ lb Emmenthal cheese
6 oz Apenzeller cheese
4 tbsp Kirsch
1 tsp cornstarch
½ tsp paprika
½ tsp nutmeg.
What to do:
1. Rub the garlic in a fondue pot. Discard it afterwards.
2. Pour the wine and lemon juice in the pot. Warm it but don't let it boil.
3. Lower the temperature then add the grated cheese.
4. Use a wooden to stir it.
5. Mix in all the remaining ingredients, including the pepper.
6. You will need to add more wine to thin out the cheese mixture. Or, if it is too runny simply add more cheese.
This cheese You will want to mix together the remaining ingredients, including the pepper:
* If a woman drops her dipper in the cheese mix, she has to kiss the first man on her left. * If a man drops his dipper in the cheese mix, he has to buy (or refill) a round of drinks for everybody.
Nothing can beat serving this awesome dish in an equally superb