Cheese…it’s what’s for dinner!

It’s that old saying of “when in Rome, do as the Romans do”….well, I am a stickler for “rules” and when in Switzerland, I will do as the Swiss do ;)
Our time has come to an end here in Switzerland and we’re heading back to Miami soon but before we leave…I wanted to share with you a true piece of Swiss life…and the piece is called raclette. So…I hope you’re hungry because a have a delicious plate of cheese waiting just for you…I swear, you’ll love it ;)
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So…I like to start a raclette night with a little salad…makes me feel less guilty about the consumption of massive melted cheese.
In order to have raclette, you need a raclette grill…which is essential a grill with “drawers” underneath it…some people will add meat to the top of the grill but we like to do raclette the all natural way…just cornichons, onions, some mushrooms, baby potatoes and definitely red wine ;)
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Then you put a slice of your cheese into a tray and simply wait for the delicious (but uber stinky) cheese to melt into a deliciously creamy texture…once so, you simply pour it on to your plate and voila! Dinner is served ;)
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Believe it or not…it’s a very delicious meal…and since it’s almost always too hot in Miami (and the thought of eating a plate full of melted cheese doesn’t sound as appetizing in humid weather), we always make sure to make 1 or 2 raclette dinners when we’re in Switzerland.
I know, I know…you’re thinking “she ate a block of cheese for dinner?”….and yes, I sure did and it was AMAZING!!
XOXO,
Martha

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Miami Beach fashion blogger, Martha Dominguez, shares her insight on fashion, art, music, travel and lifestyle.
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56 Responses to Cheese…it’s what’s for dinner!

  1. great blog dear <3 It’s so pretty <3<3<3 I’ve also a blog :) If do you like also we could follow each other :D

  2. Looks so tasty! Yuuummy! I think I have to cook something for myself as the pictures are very appetizing! :)
    Sadly that you leave Switzerland. But East or West – home is best, isn’t it? :)

    Have a nice trip back home, dear Martha! ;)
    Hugs! :D

    • Hi Agatha!
      The raclette is really a delicious treat…you’ll have to try it once ;)
      I am also sad to leave Switzerland but excited to be home…always nice to be back in Miami.
      XOXO

  3. Steven Brown says:

    HOW LOVELY…I WISH I COULD GO TO SWITZERLAND

  4. Jenny says:

    Oh WOW, that looks delicious!!! I’ve always said that cheese is the one food that I could never give up. I LOVE it!

    xo Jenny
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  5. Loulou says:

    Wow, this is so interesting! Very different but I sure belie e you when you say it’s delicious. Got to love melted cheese, and to have it like that for dinner?! Yum.

    • Lol!
      I know…it’s strange to think that it’s what you eat for your meal but it’s very filing and surprisingly very satisfying…it’s a great treat…but certainly not a meal you can eat every day ;)
      XOXO

  6. Megan says:

    Yummy!!! Cheese and wine – keys to my heart :) Cute blog, following you and look forward to seeing more. Have a nice weekend!

  7. Daisy Nguyen says:

    OMG – this looks so wonderful – I LOVE cheese!

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  8. Amy says:

    Looks delicious! Who doesn’t love cheese?!?

    Amy
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  10. Is that a Guyevere cheese? yummy….

  11. Adam Alex says:

    oooh, i love cheese, period! yummers!!

    have a nice wknd!
    kisses,
    jasmine
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  12. Maya H says:

    me encanta el queso si pudiera comeria todo el tiempo queso, pero engorda jajaja pero delicioso tu post me dio hambre :P

  13. Raclette… pure love! Love it!

  14. Rebecca says:

    Wow you’ve channeled your inner Martha so well Martha :-)…..this is such a mouth watering idea & thanks for telling me what a “raclette”….I would like to have one!!

    Rebecca
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  15. Velvet Bloom says:

    sounds insanely good

  16. Lisa says:

    I love cheese more than I should I think! lol What a delicious meal, have a safe trip back!!

  17. girl, you know my weakness. i LOVE cheese! xx

  18. Cheese is like my downfall – it’s so good!!!!

  19. Arden says:

    Oh, wow… I love the Swiss cheese and this post is NOT good for me on an empty stomach! Haha, this looks lovely, enjoy the rest of your holidays! xx

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  20. Chris Ed says:

    Cool! I really enjoyed this post, the images are great:D I love cheese and raclette is so yummy:D
    happy weekend,
    xx chris

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    I look forward to reading your future posts :)
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  22. Kristina says:

    Oh yum I want for that. I’ve been seriously craving melted cheese lately.

    Kristina

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  23. Tammy Lau says:

    that’s a lot of cheese Martha!!! but yum yum!!!! look amazing:)

    have a great day love:)

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  24. Diana Marks says:

    I am so hungry now and you torture me with these delicious photos =)

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  26. June says:

    Martha!! You’ve gotten me so hungry now :) Your Swiss trip must have been amazing!

    xx
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