Definition of fontina in English:


Syllabification: fon·ti·na
Pronunciation: /fänˈtēnə


  • A kind of pale yellow Italian cheese.
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    • Melt the butter, add the cheese - start with fontina and Gorgonzola, and add the pecorino and Parmesan last.
    • Italian varieties such as fontina and Asiago have increased in popularity.
    • Here, they're suffused with fontina and pecorino and swathed with tomato sauce.

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