Shiitake Fondue

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 large clove garlic, split in half
  • 1 small ginger root
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 cups sliced shiitakes
  • 2 minced shallots
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 1/4 cups white wine
  • 1/2 pound shredded Gruyere
  • 1/2 pound shredded Emmenthal
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 1 country boule or baguette
Directions
  • In a medium size saucepan, rub the inside with the garlic clove. Repeat with the ginger.

  • On medium heat, melt the butter and sweat the shiitakes and shallots. Season and add the wine. Bring to a simmer.

  • Meanwhile, have the cheese and cornstarch already tossed together in a resealable plastic bag. Add the cheese mix to the wine, and stir to incorporate. Add the thyme and taste. Break bread, dip, chew, swallow, yum-yum. Wash down with wine.


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