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Raclette day!

International Days : Good deals ! 12 April 2021

Raclette season is officially open. Yes, when the temperature drops, the raclette party is back! Even in times of confinement, raclette remains the "Winter Star";)

According to LSA, 53% of French people have already consumed this flagship meal of winter this year .

But first of all, where does this dish come from?

Raclette is a traditional Swiss cooking recipe, originally called "roasted cheese". The concept being simple, the goal is to melt the cheese near a heat source, and scrape the pan as you go.

It is one of the emblematic winter dishes of the French, a meal of sharing and indulgence, which allows you to warm up and spend a good evening with family, friends and colleagues. According to a poll conducted by Yougov, 63% of French people say it would be the best winter dish, far from fondue . It ranks 9th out of 100 of the favorite dishes of the French.

To your pans, your cheeses, potatoes and cold meats! Go !!

All you need to know about raclette trends?

Cheese lovers, did you know that today there are many ways to accommodate it. Don’t worry, the idea remains the same.

Different types of cheese are available to you now, from traditional raclette cheese, raclette with pepper, smoked or morbier. Likewise, new ingredients are being added and replaced.

For example: the Nordic raclette, instead of the charcuterie in place ausaumon, the Saint Marcellin raclette, just replace the raclette cheese with Saint Marcellin, and pair it with vegetables from the sun: tomatoes and zucchini. And you? Which team are you from, your preferences? :)

This year, opt for the delivery of the raclette!

Despite the current situation, let’s celebrate this day as it should. Yes, even alone, in pairs, with family, between confined roommates, it is possible. Several solutions are available to you, "Deliveroo", "Epicery", "Frichti" (...) allow you to have a good raclette delivered directly to your home.

  • With Frichti market, you are delivered in less than 20 minutes, 20 euros are offered to you on your 1st order with the code: MARKETFRICHIT20, n ’ wait more;)
  • Monbleu, a cheese restaurant located in the 9th arrondissement of Paris, is launching its raclette shop. Isn’t that wonderful? They offer you raclette kits which are now available in 7/7 delivery and in click & collect.
  • Find the restaurant les fondus de la raclette on Deliveroo & Uber eats. The three restaurants are now available for delivery;) Paris 11th 107 Avenue de Parmentier, 14th 209 Boulevard Raspail and 18th 19 Rue Joseph Dijon, choose the one closest to your home.;) Nb: For all orders of 30 euros or plus you have -15% on all menus.
  • With the Epicery.com take advantage of free delivery from 50 euros of purchases with the code KIWI20, valid until Monday, December 14, 2020.

Do not wait any longer! Enjoy your raclettes;)

PS: Don’t miss the online event hosted by Richesmonts & Topito. Share your best photos with them to keep these #truemoments in mind!

Small reminder of the precautions to be taken!

Yes, it is our duty as traqfooders to give you a little reminder on food safety to avoid all poisoning and food waste.

  • Regarding raclette cheese, a semi-hard cheese made from pasteurized, thermized or raw cow’s milk, it can be stored ideally between 4 ° C and 8 ° C. NB: It can be stored for up to three weeks without any problem. . It is also possible to freeze it by placing it in freezer bags. This will allow you to keep the cheese for up to 2 months.
  • As for cold cuts, the correct temperature of the products is between 0 ° C and 8 ° C. The required shelf life is a maximum of 3 days for cold cuts purchased by the cut from the butcher. For vacuum-packed products up to the best before date (best before date) but to be consumed ideally within 4 to 6 days once opened.

NB: Once the products are consumed, place them in a clean airtight package.

  • Potatoes, on the other hand, can be stored in a cool, dry place, protected from light to slow down the germination process. It is advisable to store it on its own in a clean basket so that the potatoes can breathe. In terms of storage, if your potatoes are already cut and boiled, you have 3 to 4 days maximum.

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