What is a Chocolate Fondue?
In order to organize a fondue party, you must have a basic understanding about the dish, the utensils needed for preparing it, and the accessories required for serving the same. A fondue can be defined as a dish, which is prepared in a special pot that is kept over a small burner or heat source.
The diners share the dish, which is consumed by dipping bits of food in a warm, melted, sauce-like preparation in the pot. Even though, there is no substantial evidence regarding the origin of fondue; it is believed that, this dish originated during the sixteenth century in Switzerland.
It is said that, fondue was a peasant food, that was introduced as an easy way to use hard cheese and leftover bread. The modern-day fondue is said to be originated in Switzerland during the eighteenth century. It is also claimed that, the recipe appeared for the first time in a French recipe book in the mid twentieth century.
Chocolate Fondue Dipper Ideas
For a chocolate fondue, you have to provide dippers that gel well with chocolate. Arrange the dippers in a colorful and attractive way.
● The most common and traditional chocolate fondue dippers are cakes and strawberries. Make sure to get fresh and ripe strawberries, and remove their green parts. Clean and dry them before serving. Cakes have to be cut into bite-sized cubes that do not fall apart easily, even after dipping in melted chocolate.
You may also try some unconventional dippers, like potato chips, lady fingers, and cinnamon twists. Some people use crystallized ginger for this purpose. You can use your imagination and come up with unique and fantastic chocolate fondue dippers for your next fondue party.