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Old 05-08-2012, 03:07 PM   #1
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Substitute for Fontina cheese?

is there a substitute for fontina cheese?

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Old 05-08-2012, 03:24 PM   #2
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I think it is the various kinds of Swiss cheese (emmenthal, gruyere, even a good USA Swiss.
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Old 05-08-2012, 05:33 PM   #3
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I think that depends on how you're using it. And maybe to some extent if you mean Italian or Banish fontina.
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Old 05-09-2012, 07:35 AM   #4
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myself, i would try my damnedest to score that fontina
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Old 05-09-2012, 10:14 AM   #5
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It does depend on your recipe. If it's for the melting quality I would try using taleggio or emmenthal. The taste won't measure up thought.
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Old 05-09-2012, 02:15 PM   #6
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Jarlsberg or Gruyere would substitute quite well.
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Old 05-10-2012, 07:37 AM   #7
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Do you need a sub because you can't find fontina or because you don't like it? If it is the former, try fontinella. We use it all the time as a sub as fontina isn't readily available.
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