Cheese Dishes: Western Switzerland Fondue

Western Switzerland Fondue


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


  • Cheese Dishes
  • 25 mins Preparation/cooking time: ca. 25m
  • Servings For 4 people
  • Nutrition 952 Kcal