French Alps

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Lavender & Lovage: A Culinary Notebook of Memories & Recipes From Home & Abroad

By Karen Burns-Booth

Published 2019

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A raclette is great fun and meat eaters and vegetarians can sit at the same table to enjoy a meal. The main components for a raclette meal are as follows:


Ingredients for a raclette and pancake party

E = essential and O = optional

  • Raclette cheese (E) or another good melting cheese such as Gruyere, Vacherin, Tomme de Savoie, Comte, Reblochon, Fontina would all work.


I also like to have a big bowl of salad on the table as well as lots of crusty bread. I am famous for my raclette parties. You can sit at the table for hours, cooking and chatting, drinking and melting cheese. It’s tactile, it’s unique and it’s a wonderful way to sit down with family and friends rather than slaving over a hot oven when they can all slave over a hot grill instead. You can host t