Fondue is an ideal way to bring people together. Invite friends and family, and you're guaranteed to have a great evening! To ensure that this evening goes smoothly, we have written down a few tips & tricks for you.
Here's how to clean a cheese fondue pot properly:
- Option 1: Before adding the cheese fondue, rub the fondue pot with a clove of garlic. This will prevent the cheese from sticking to the pot.
- Option 2: Empty the fondue pot after use and fill it with ice-cold water, a dishwasher tablet, or a dash of dish soap. Let it soak for half an hour, then empty the pot and scrape off the residue with a paper towel.
- Option 3: Empty the fondue pot after use and fill it with warm water, a dishwasher tablet, or a dash of dish soap. Heat it on the stove until it reaches the boiling point, then empty the pot and scrape off the residue with a paper towel.
- Never leave the fondue burner unattended when lit. This is an OPEN FIRE.
- Always place the fondue set on a stable and flat surface.
- NEVER place flammable materials (cloth, paper, etc.) near the set when in use;
- After preparing the cheese fondue, in order to prevent it from scorching, keep it warm and stir frequently.
- Never move the fondue set when hot.
- Do not overfill the fondue pot or otherwise the contents may splatter over the edge.
- Keep the outside of the fondue pot clean so that the pot does not catch fire.
- All parts of the set become extremely hot during use. Allow the fondue set to cool off completely after use before moving it.
- Never allow children to use the fondue set unattended.
- Make sure that the fondue set has completely cooled down before handling it.
- Never immerse the base in water or other liquids. Wipe these parts with a damp cloth and dish soap.
- Clean the fondue pot and other parts with warm water and dish soap unless stated that they are dishwasher safe.
- Never use hard brushes, abrasive materials, soda-based, disinfecting, or aggressive substances for cleaning.