• WordNet 3.6
    • n fondue hot cheese or chocolate melted to the consistency of a sauce into which bread or fruits are dipped
    • n fondue cubes of meat or seafood cooked in hot oil and then dipped in any of various sauces
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Cheese fondue is said to have originated in the Gourmet Room of the Schweizerhof in Luzern, Switzerland.
    • Fondue (Cookery) A dish consisting of pieces of solid food cooked in or dipped into a hot sauce; as, beef fondue .
    • Fondue (Cookery) A dish made of cheese, eggs, butter, etc., often seasoned with kirsch and white wine, melted together, and usually used as a dip for pieces of bread.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fondue A cheese-pudding, made of grated cheese, eggs, butter, and seasoning.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F. See Fondu; cf. Fondant


In literature:

"The Allinson Vegetarian Cookery Book" by Thomas R. Allinson
It should be only half filled, as the fondu will rise very high.
"The Whitehouse Cookbook (1887)" by Mrs. F.L. Gillette
Vacherin Fondu, or Spiced Fondu.
"The Complete Book of Cheese" by Robert Carlton Brown
Cheese fondu, 184. souffle, 184.
"The Easiest Way in Housekeeping and Cooking" by Helen Campbell
Filleted plaice (dressed white); veal cutlets, bacon, and baked tomatoes; cheese fondu.
"The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 354, October 9, 1886" by Various
Pour the fondu into it, then sprinkle crumbs over the top.
"365 Luncheon Dishes" by Anonymous
Fondues 273 Fritters, Yorkshire ib.
"The Lady's Own Cookery Book, and New Dinner-Table Directory;" by Charlotte Campbell Bury
In making either of these fondues, rice or other cereals may be substituted for bread crumbs.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
Cast steel Acier fondu.
"English-French and French-English dictionary of the motor car, cycle, and boat" by Frederick Lucas

In news:

Turn cheese fondue into soup.
Hoosier Homemade was featured on the Duncan Hines Facebook page the other day for her Cupcake Fondue project.
Local community members are hard at work planning the seventh annual Frolic with Fashions and Fondue fundraiser that will be held from 5 to 8:45 pm on Thursday, April 26 at the Williamsport Country Club.
Smack in the heart of fondue 's Fribourg heartland, Café Tivoli is a favorite of local chefs.
Trim the fat in New Year's Eve fondue with Rocco DiSpirito's healthier version.
Fondues are outrageously easy to prepare — virtually no cooking skill required.
Time to learn about fondue .
NEW YEAR, NEW POWDER: Truth: You can spend Dec 31 running around, picking up party hats and confetti and reminding your friend to get all the fondue makings (the friend that always forgets everything).
Hoosier Homemade was featured on the Duncan Hines Facebook page the other day for her Cupcake Fondue project.
In making the announcement on its Facebook page, DestinyUSA saidWe're definitely so excited we can taste the fondue already.
Recipes for bisque, fondue, and biscotti.
Peanut butter fondue recipe.
Serve with roasted red pepper dip or fondue.
The wine list is about as good as it gets, but the fondue is the centerpiece of every meal.
Lucinda makes these hearty root vegetables that can be dipped into a variety of sauces and fondue.