[h1]Cooking Term[/h1]
French or Swiss Raclette Cheese: This cheese has a nutty flavor with just a hint of Alpine flora. Raclette is also the name given to a dish in which the cheese is exposed to direct heat and it melts and the buttery mass is scraped on a plate and served with boiled potatoes and onions. It is a common dish young people enjoy in the Alpine region sitting west is France and east is Switzerland. It also is used as a topping for Onion Soup.