Definition of fontina
: a cheese that is semisoft to hard in texture and mild to medium sharp in flavor
Recent Examples of fontina from the Web
Chef Kevin Ritchie’s highly satisfying creation consists of thin layers of pasta, fontina and Orland Farmstead Creamery Ricottage (a ricotta/cottage cheese hybrid) cheeses and béchamel and Bolognese sauces.
For a (slightly) lighter take, Berkeley’s Jupiter serves its beer and cheese fondue ($7.25), made with house lager, fontina and garlic, with warm foccacia or toasty sourdough bread for dipping.
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Origin and Etymology of fontina
First Known Use: 1938See Words from the same year
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