Definition of "fondue" [‖Fon•due•fon]

  • (noun) A hot dish made of melted cheese and wine and eaten with bread.
  • (noun) A similar dish, especially one consisting of a melted sauce in which pieces of food, such as bread, meat, or fruit, are dipped or cooked: chocolate fondue.
  • (noun) A soufflé usually made with cheese and bread crumbs.

Use "fondue" in a sentence

  • "The word fondue comes from the French verb fondre, which means "to melt," and the practice actually originated in Switzerland as a way for both peasants and nobility alike to use up hardened cheese and/or stale bread."
  • "A fondue is a delicious way to while away a cold winter evening ... huddled around a pot of molten cheese, dipping in crusty bread and potato wedges."
  • "Since our home made fondue is only cheese, we're not used to cooking our meat in an oil fondue."

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