National Cheese Fondue Day

April 11, 2013 at 6:43 AM | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Foodimentary - National Food Holidays

National Cheese Fondue Day

April 10

Five Food Finds about Cheese Fondue

  • The melted cheese dish known as fondue is Swiss in origin.
  • Cow herders, who had long winters with few provisions, invented the dish.
  • Other nationalities have similar recipes involving things like creamy eggs.
  • The way the Swiss dish obtained a French name is a mystery, though there is a powerful influence of French language speakers in Switzerland even today.
  • The Swiss nobles liked the dish so much that they adapted it from its humble beginnings to make it a dish of the nobility.

Today’s Food History

on this day in…

1899 Percy L. Julian was born. An African American chemist, he worked on synthesizing various compounds from soy beans. One of his creations was a foam fire extinguisher refined from soya protein.

1926 Luther Burbank died. American horticulturist, he developed many new varieties of fruits and vegetables, including…

View original post 74 more words

Leave a Comment »

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Create a free website or blog at WordPress.com.
Entries and comments feeds.

WELLINGTON BAKEHOUSE

sharing the joy of making delicious things

VeteranMovesforMenIntheKitchen.com

How to feed yourself and your loved one

Simply Grateful Cooking

Chopping, peeling, cutting, frying, baking, boiling, and mixing my way to Food Worth Coming Home To!

Gluten Free Rhi

Coeliac Made Easy

Bonnie Brazil

Recipes & Nutrition

Healthy Fresh Recipes

The best source of Healthy Fresh Recipes News

My Day Is Booked

Read All About It

PLAN-B-EATRIZ

All that life is to me. Good, not so good, but always real.

eat. run. southern.

a guide to food and health with a southern twist

Homemaker's Habitat

Homemade Food & Fun for Families

Nordic Violet

Food photography, easy recipes & magical slow life

%d bloggers like this: