One highly enjoyable aspect of a luxury ski holiday is the outstanding food and drink on offer across the Alps. From local sweet delicacies to fiery shots designed to warm your bones at the end of the day, there’s something for every taste. Starting with a trilogy of cheesy delights, here’s our top ten alpine treats and tipples to enjoy whilst skiing in the French Alps.
Originating from Switzerland, Raclette is now a popular dish across the Alps. Actually a semi-hard cow’s milk cheese that is usually fashioned into a wheel, Raclette is also the name for the popular dish featuring the raclette cheese melted by fire or by a special machine, then scraped onto diners’ plates and served with tasty accompaniments such as small potatoes, gherkins and sliced meats.
An extremely social dish, a Raclette is best enjoyed round a busy table with plenty of Fendant wine from Switzerland!