Every decade has its food fads, and fondue owns the 1970s. Stylish and chic, easy to prepare, an all around fun meal, and you’ve got fondue. In the late 1960s, Americans began moving away from traditional foods, searching for more sophisticated cuisines and dining experiences. Fondue caught the attention of the younger palettes and rode the wave of trendy eats. They couldn’t get enough of it, as they discovered and delighted in French cheeses, breads and wines. So dig out that old fondue pot, invite the neighbors and rediscover this wonderful dish.
Hundreds of people flocked to the Serpentine in London’s Hyde Park and turned it into a veritable lido, whilst others sought similar solace from the fountain up the road in Trafalgar Square. Mothers queued with buckets at standpipes in the street as water supplies became ever more scarce, with reservoirs and even rivers running dry.Read More