True Canadian Cheese Fondue

True Canadian Cheese Fondue Image by: True Canadian Cheese Fondue Author: Canadian Living

Sweet and crispy slices of apples and pears are great for dipping. If you prefer something savoury, try mini yellow tomatoes and broccoli florets.

  • Portion size 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dry white wine
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 1 1/3 lb Oka cheese shredded (5 1/2 cups/1.375 L) (670 g)
  • 12 oz extra-old Cheddar cheese shredded (3 cups/750 mL) (375 g)
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • nutmeg
  • cayenne pepper
  • 1 tablespoon whiskey
  • 2 baguettes cut_in 1-inch (2.5 cm) cubes
  • 1 apple cored and cubed
  • 1 pear cored and cubed

Method

Pour all but 2 tablespoons (25 mL) wine into fondue pot; add garlic and bring to simmer over medium heat on stove top.

Add Oka and Cheddar cheeses; stir with wooden spoon until melted. Dissolve cornstarch in remaining wine; stir in mustard, Worcestershire sauce, pepper, nutmeg and cayenne. Add to fondue pot and bring to simmer, stirring; simmer for 1 minute. Stir in whisky.

Place over medium-low heat of fondue burner on table, adjusting heat as necessary to maintain low simmer. Serve with bread, apple and pear pieces to skewer and stir into cheese mixture.

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