Porcini Fondue With Ham and Ciabatta

Total Time
25mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

A great party fondue that adds porcini mushrooms plus ham for dipping.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place 1 cup hot water in small bowl; add dried porcini. Let stand until mushrooms are soft, about 25 minutes. Remove mushrooms from water with slotted spoon; finely chop.
  2. Transfer soaking liquid to large skillet, leavinf sediment behind. Add garlic and chopped mushrooms. Simmer over medium heat until almost all liquid is absorbed, about 4 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Place fondue pot on stand; light candle or Sterno. Mix 1 tablespoons wine and cornstarch in small bowl.
  4. Bring remaining 1 1/4 cups wine to simmer in heavy large saucepan over medium-high heat. Add cheeses by small handfuls, stirring until melted. Add cornstarch mixture. Bring to simmer. Stir until fondue thickens slightly and begins to bubble, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  5. Pour fondue into prepared fondue pot. Swirl in porcini mushrooms. Serve with ciabatta and ham for dipping.

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