Urner Kaesesuppe / Urner Cheese Soup

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Total Time
10 mins
45 mins

The dish which in Switzerland was known as "Cheese soup" was really a thick mixture of bread and cheese, in which a spoon would stand upright. Served with onions fried in butter, it probably contained more calories than a complete dinner of several courses. The following recipe is modified slightly to suit modern tastes. Sourced from www.europeancuisines.com

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  1. Melt butter and sprinkle over the flour and make a golden brown roux.
  2. Add water, spices and seasonings, and allow to cook on a low heat for 45 minutes.
  3. Take pan of heat and sprinkle over the grated cheese and hot milk. Stir well until combine. Serve.