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Fun with Fondue #40 - Cheese Fondue Conspiracy? True or False?
July 22, 2016


I hope you're enjoying your summer (or winter if you're in the southern hemisphere).

I came across an interesting article last week and I wanted to share it with you. If you were ever curious about the origin of Cheese Fondue, I think you'll want to hear about the cartel of Swiss cheese makers.

Was this cheese conspiracy real? Was there really a cartel of Swiss cheese makers? Find out the interesting story behind the leap in popularity for cheese fondue and let me know what you think about it.

Monthly Fondue Tip - Cheese Fondue Trivia

I highly recommend you listen to this story posted on the website. There's a play button at the top of the screen. The whole story lasts 16 minutes and is quite interesting.

If you prefer reading, you can find the transcript here:

I'd love to hear your thoughts about it. Do you think the story is true? You can post your comments on the site's Facebook page.

Monthly Recipe Idea

Swiss Cheese Fondue

In keeping with the Swiss cheese cartel theme, here's a recipe for the traditional Swiss cheese fondue that includes the famous Emmental cheese that the cartel really wanted to push. Don't forget to use stale bread with it too!

Food For Thought

"It's a smile, it's a kiss, it's a sip of wine ... it's summertime!"

- Kenny Chesney

That's it for this month.

Want more fondue tips and ideas? Browse through my collection of fondue recipes or explore my fondue site in French.

Until next month, be careful with open flames, and have fun with fondue!


Caroline Begin

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