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A dish in which small pieces of food are dipped into a hot sauce or a hot cooking medium such as oil or broth.
- ‘The head can be sliced into bite-sized pieces for fondue or shish kebab.’
- ‘Our meat fondue came with our choice of side dish, Caesar salad, rice pilaf and a baguette.’
- ‘Then there is a wide variety of bread and melted cheese dishes, one of which is the fondue.’
- ‘Spoon a portion of the fondue on top of the asparagus and garnish with the basil leaves.’
- ‘It can also be used in various recipes like nachos, fajitas, quesadillas and fondues.’
- ‘Like cassoulet or fondue, this French dish has its many regional definitions.’
- ‘But it would make a good-sized fondue - a melted cheese pot with bread dipped in.’
- ‘In addition to some 60 cheeses, which are assembled for service each night, there are twelve different cheese fondues to share at the table.’
- ‘For the tomato fondue, in a medium saucepan, heat the oil over low heat.’
- ‘The fruit fondue is definitely worth trying with a special someone.’
- ‘Cheese fondue is also fabulous with purple grapes and cut-up chunks of green apple.’
- ‘Since most people love gooey molten cheese and because dipping and dunking is both convivial and fun, a cheese fondue is ideal.’
- ‘The second course is often a meat fondue, which is pretty different.’
- ‘More precisely, dip into the warm cheese fondue at Watergate Bay's Beach Hut in Cornwall after a morning's surfing.’
- ‘The pork fondue was chosen in an attempt to broaden the gastronomic horizons of a 75-year-old woman from Popovo.’
- ‘Pour fondue into the béchamel soup (still warming over the boiling water).’
- ‘The fish fondue is typical of the innovative cuisine on offer here from Cornish chef Nick Hodges.’
- ‘The menu is large, with 100 items in addition to breakfasts and some fondues and a Swiss Raclette.’
- ‘It was served, as was every dish save the fondue, with sides of red cabbage and rösti, that most delicious of Swiss dishes.’
- ‘The cheese fondue was seriously boozy and came with lots of chopped up bread for dipping.’
French, feminine past participle of fondre ‘to melt’.
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