Fromagerie, Viry

La Fromagerie, Viry

La Fromagerie was a very special find!  This is a low-key gem of a local Savoyarde restaurant on the side of the road between Viry and Valleiry in the Haute Savoie and only about 30 minutes from Geneva. La Fromagerie is so much more than a restaurant, it is an epicerie selling local and fresh … Continue reading
Cheese Fondue

Fondue Savoyarde

The origins of the cheese fondue can be found in Switzerland, France (Rhone Alps) and Italy (Piedmont and Aosta Valley).  The earliest known recipe for a fondue as we know it today was found in Zurich in a book published in 1699.  Not surprisingly the Fondue Savoyarde contains cheeses from the … Continue reading