Raclette is a really fun dish to share with friends or family.
Easy to prepare, friendly, tasty... There is nothing better than that melted cheese dripping onto your steaming potatoes. We confirm the adage: "Too Much is Always Better Than Not Enough".
Raclette Cheese has a rich history that begins in the heart of the Alps in France. Raclette's name comes from the French verb ‘racler’ which means ‘to scrape’. It's an allusion to the way in which the melted cheese is scraped from the half-wheel. Raclette is a brownish-orange coloured cheese and has a very distinctive aromatic smell with a creamy texture.
Why is Raclette so good?
Raclette is a very smelly cheese but eating raclette is very fun and the perfect excuse to invite your friends and/or family over.
There is no better way to spend some fun and valuable time around the table with friends and family.
Also, If you love charcuterie, the combination of both is just irresistible.
What do you put on a Raclette?
Raclette cheese is best eaten with cured meat, steamed potatoes, cornichon (sour gherkins) and pickled onions. Everything is easy and quick to prepare, so you can enjoy your guests!
How much Raclette cheese per person?
Depending on appetite, but you will need to plan an average of 200g of Raclette cheese per adult. Small eaters about 150g of Raclette per person, big eaters about 250g per person, hence the 200g of Raclette cheese per person on average!
What cheese is used in a Raclette dinner?
Raclette cheese is the obvious one but you may also try other cheese that melt very well along raclette cheese and give a twist to your raclette dinner!
Our Raclette cheese is only available to buy online. We deliver locally (Brisbane) and ship Australia wide (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Darwin, Cairns, Newcastle...) from Brisbane.
Country of origin: France Region, town: Alps Source of milk: Cow Texture: creamy, firm, open and smooth Flavour: nutty, slightly acidic to milky
Please note: your Raclette is cut (cut in a "block" not sliced) on order from a full wheel. As good as we are at cutting ;-) we very rarely might have to use 2 bits to make the weight you ordered. If you do want one whole piece only please let us know in the note section of the cart page.