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Jul 21, 2009

Traditional Swiss raclette recipe

By: Swissmar

Traditional Swiss raclette recipe Author: Style At Home

Recipes
Jul 21, 2009

Traditional Swiss raclette recipe

By: Swissmar

Raclette is a firm cow’s milk cheese with an ivory to golden colour and a softy, creamy consistency. Besides Raclette, Tilsit, Grey Alp Cheese, Appenzeller and Emmental also work well. Enjoy traditional raclette with a light white wine.

Ingredients
2 lb small new potatoes
1 1/2 lb Swiss raclette cheese, cut into slices

Side dishes
• A selection of dry-cured meats such as prosciutto di Parma
• Baguettes
• Gherkins, pickled onions

Preparation
1 Wash potatoes. Boil in their skin until cooked.
2 Place potatoes, cheese and all side dishes on table.  
3 Place slice of cheese in each of 8 raclette dishes and place under heating element to melt.
4 Scrape melted cheese onto each person’s plate of potatoes, gherkins and pickled onions.
5 Season with freshly ground pepper and enjoy with dried meats and baguette.

Makes 8 servings

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