Type: Party Food, Fondue
Prep Time: 10 min.
Cook Time: 10 min.
Ready in: 20 min.
Servings: 10

Directions

  1. Add beer to a medium saucepot and carefully bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium-low. Toss Beemster with flour and gradually stir into beer or wine until melted and smooth. Stir in half and half, Worcestershire, and garlic powder.
  2. Pour fondue into fondue pot or small slow cooker so cheese stays warm. Serve with bread cubes, sliced apples, and vegetables.
     

Ingredients

  • 1 cup dark beer or white wine
  • 3 cups shredded Beemster Vlaskaas
  • 2 tbsp flour
  • 2 tbsp half and half 
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • Bread cubes, apple slices, veggies, etc. to serve
     

Cheeses Mentioned

Vlaskaas

Historically made once a year. In 2004, a review of Beemster’s past cheeses led to Vlaskaas' rediscovery. 

Pairs with:

Session ale, mineral-y white wine. Apples, fresh figs, walnuts and artisan salami.