Dust off your fondue pots, gather your long-stemmed forks and get ready to enjoy something scrumptious.
Just a reminder to all the fondue lovers to use your forks for transferring food from the pot to your plates…and remember ‘double dipping’ is a major fondue faux pas!
Here’s a list of fondues that will surely transport you to the serene countryside where the communal fondue pot is at the heart of family meals.
If you like cheese and chocolate as much as everyone else, then it’s time to begin your fondue affair to cherish for a lifetime. Try out some delicious savory and dessert fondue. Pair it with your side and experience a fondue-gasm!
In order to compile the best list, we spoke to the chef of Silver Beach Café, Fort, Mumbai and here are top 6 different fondues that will make your day:
Old School Fondue:
Some things are never out of taste and never fails to impress your taste glands. ‘Old School Fondue’ is the best example of it.
When different cheese are infused together, classic fondue is born. Loved and savoured by many, this one is simple and all time favourite.
The Basil Twist Fondue:
Even if pesto is not your thing, go for it. We guarantee you that this one will never disappoint you.
“Not everyone is very fond of pesto, but this fondue adds basil and pesto twist to cheese. The basil brings out the best flavour and everyone loves it. I believe one should surely give it a try,” says Vinod Madhukar Tijore, Restaurant Manager,Silver Beach Café, Fort, Mumbai.
Cream cheese and sun-dried tomatoes without any doubt make a delicious mix.
The cheese balances the tanginess of the fondue making it perfect for every palate.
Tangy Tabasco Fondue:
Tabasco not just blends flawlessly with pizza but can turn into a delicious treat when infused with classic cheese.
“So this one is simple cheese but Tabasco just adds a lot to the fondue. It’s spicy and yet full of flavours,” says Vinod Madhukar Tijore.
Pot Chilly Fusion Fondue:
It’s spicy, hot and one can easily fall in love with this fondue. This fondue is packed with a spicy hit of paprika, jalapeno and chili in the cheese.
Choose you favoutite fondue or give try to something new. Pick your side savory from garlic croutons, kalamata olives marinated in herbed chili oil, oven roasted mushrooms, lavash and bread-sticks, spiced baby corn, potato wedges, roasted vegetables and roasted buttered baby potatoes.
For those that enjoy the rather sweeter fantasies of life, here are some dessert fondues like:
The White Wonderland Fondue:
Do you love white chocolate? This white chocolate fondue will certainly get your taste buds dreaming and your mouth salivating for this sweet and special dessert.
“It’s less sweet but the white chocolate texture gives you a bit milky taste. We recommend you to try it with butter cookies,” says Tijore.
Nutty Dark Chocolate Fondue:
Chocolate, chocolate and more chocolate, need we say more? Don’t wait and try this one just today, topped with finely chopped honey almond this is a heavenly treat for all the chocolate lovers.
Choose sides like brownie, pancakes, butter cookies, oatmeal cookies, marshmallows, fresh fruits, seasonal fruit for your dessert fondue.
Sharing a pot of fondue with your friends and family, inspires camaraderie and good conversation. Make some new memories with your favourite fondue.
Cheers to all ‘fondue lovers’!