Western Switzerland Fondue

Preparation/cooking time: ca. 25m

For 4 people

Nutritional Information

Contains 952 Kcal


  • 0.5 tbsp. butter
  • 2 pears (approx. 350 g), cut into 1-cm cubes
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 800 g cheese mixture for fondue (moitié-moitié, i.e. half Gruyère, half Vacherin)
  • 2 tbsp. La Valadière Poire William (pear schnapps)
  • 2 tbsp. Maizena cornflour
  • a little nutmeg
  • 4 dl white wine (e.g. Fendant)
  • pepper

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  • Warm the butter in a pan, sauté the onions for approx. 3 mins. Add the pears and cook for approx. 2 mins, then add the Williams pears. Mix the cheese mixture in a caquelon. Mix the cornflour into the wine and stir in. Bring to the boil, stirring, reduce the heat, continue to simmer until the cheese has melted and the fondue is creamy. Stir in the pears, season.

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