Why do we eat raclette even in summer?

The people from Valais eat raclette in summer because ...

  • raclette was discovered by shepherds around the campfire,
  • it is now part of their culture,
  • raclette can be enjoyed on any occasion, even as an aperitif, 
  • parties are more convivial with raclette, 
  • the atmosphere is more relaxed under the blue sky, 
  • a good raclette cheese is as good as meat,
  • more and more people are vegetarians, 
  • the fine smell of raclette should not be confined within four walls!