“Fondue” cookbook subtitled “Sweet and Savory Recipes for Gathering Around the Table” by Bob and Coleen Simmons. Published by Weldon Owen Publishing in 2008, the book is a hard cover with a dust jacket measuring 7½ x 8½ inches with 111 pages; the price of $18.95 is printed on the interior flap of the dust jacket. The cookbook is in very excellent gently used condition.
What’s not to love about that classic pairing of crusty bread dipped in a medley of melted cheeses or fresh strawberries swirled in warm, creamy chocolate? Fondue is not only a delicious and satisfying way to eat, it’s also a festive way to host company, celebrate a special occasion, or get cozy on a wintry night. The recipes in this book offer a range of fondue fare from hearty favorites like Classic Swiss Fondue and Beef Fondue with Creamy Horseradish Sauce, to broth-based fondues like Shabu-Shabu and other Asian hot pots, which are enjoyed in stages and are ideal for dinner parties. There are also a variety of dessert fondues to satisfy any sweet tooth. You can add flair to this quick party dish with recipes for homemade dippers, or keep it simple with store-bought treats. No matter what the occasion, the recipes inside this beautifully photographed book are sure to inspire lively conversation and a great time. Sample recipes include: Cheese Fondues; Classic Swiss fondue; Queso fundido; Parmesan & artichoke dip fondue; Smoked salmon fondue with cream cheese & dill; Brie fondue with mushrooms & herbs; Cheddar & ale fondue; Oil Fondues; Shrimp & scallop fondue with chipotle tartar sauce; Chicken fondue with spicy peanut sauce; Swordfish fondue with lemon-caper moulade; Beef fondue with creamy horseradish sauce; Broth Fondues; Mongolian hot pot Shabu-shabu; Chicken fondue with romesco sauce; Thai curry hot pot with seafood; Sweet fondues; Bittersweet chocolate fondue; Mexican chocolate fondue with orange essence; Dulce de leche fondue; and White chocolate espresso fondue.