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Raclette is the name both of this Swiss dish and the cheese used in it. The cheese is melted under an electric grill element and scraped over the accompaniments. Raclette machines can be bought in good kitchenware shops.


For the raclette
For the carrot salad
For the celeriac salad
For the salad dressing
For the accompaniments

Preparation method

  1. Prepare the cheese according to the instructions for your machine.

  2. For the carrot and celeriac salads, mix together the ingredients for each salad in large bowls. Whisk together the ingredients for the salad dressing and dress the salads.

  3. When you are ready to eat, heat the cheese according to the instructions for your machine. Diners should help themselves to the salads, potatoes and other accompaniments. Once the cheese has melted, scrape it over the potato and add pepper or cayenne pepper if desired. Keep going until you are full!

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