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Ingredients
  • 2 cups (475 ml) gruyere cheese
  • 2 cups (475 ml) Swiss cheese (not processed)
  • 3 tbsp (45 ml). Kirsch or cooking sherry
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml). lemon juice
  • 1 cup (225 ml) white wine
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 1 tbsp (15 ml). cornstarch
  • White pepper
  • Salt
  • French bread, cubed
Preparation
  • Grate cheeses and toss with cornstarch, reserve.
  • Rub inside of fondue dish with garlic.
  • Add wine. Do not bring to boil.
  • Heat until tiny bubbles form in fondue dish.
  • Add grated cheeses and lemon juice.
  • Stir until smooth.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Add kirsch or cooking sherry, white pepper and salt to taste.
  • Serve with cubed crusty French bread.
Comments
Never boil a cheese fondue. It makes the cheese separate and become tough and leathery.

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