Then there was a pack of Camembert, which was as hard as Parmesan and smelled like the dicks I once wore for theee weeks on a NATO excercise in Germany. I linked to your article since it was so great. We still had Lutefisk for Christmas Eve until my Dad passed away. More information... People also love these ideas It has a very strong, gammy taste and a fairly strong rancid smell. I still fix it just for myself but no longer have it for Christmas eve. Yeah, JAM! I’m still not keen on it myself, just one of those things . She worked as a homemaker helping hand to my Dad’s Norwegian parents. Calories, carbs, fat, protein, fiber, cholesterol, and more for Gjetost cheese. My mouth is watering just thinking of it. It’s going to be a treat thing in this house. Brunost on a waffle – snadder It’s very strong tasting and salty, but strangely addicting. Those are the most common methods, but I've seen it consumed in all manner of inventive ways. I eat it without Jam or waffles or anything for that matter. Here is the post with the link to your article, Three of the 4 adults loved it at first bite. However, a pølse in a waffle with strawberry jam on is devine!! There are rituals and ways of doing things which must be followed to the letter, lest you be cast out of society as a foreign wierdo/corrupting force. WOW! My cousins in Trondheim had a picnic for me at the ship-builders museum in Stadsbygd, where I tried my first brown cheese. Perhaps that's because it took me ten months to even begin to understand it! although it has been more than a few years. Any cookies that may not be particularly necessary for the website to function and is used specifically to collect user personal data via analytics, ads, other embedded contents are termed as non-necessary cookies. There's almost always something else on the table or in the fridge that I prefer to eat. A couple of them liked it a lot and wanted to bring it home with them, but many people just didn’t like it. We just had it in Tromsø, on the top of the cable car, and I loved it though my husband didn’t. I shall try the brown cheese that my island store stocks so very much of. You can still get excellent lefse from a bakery in Blair, Wisconsin by discussing it with the Duolingo community. Like you say either you love it or hate it . The trick is to not think of it as a cheese at all. It … Unfortunately in Australia the only brown cheese I can get is Ski Queen brand gjetost and it’s cut with cows milk so I can’t have it. Anyway I can get processed cheddar from a supermarket (horrible). He is British and I am from Spain, not sure if that makes any difference haha. It is mandatory to procure user consent prior to running these cookies on your website. So, is it a cheese or not? Often called Brunost (brown cheese) Norwegian families eat it for breakfast or make a fondue which is served with Game. Add the pasta to the sauce and stir, then add to an oven proof bowl. Hi, about 2 years ago we had a very lovely young lady from Trondheim come stay with us and she brought over some brown cheese for us to try…. I was asked if I wanted brown cheese on it or strawberry jam, and O replied, “Both.” It was amazingly delicious! I brought some home with me and told my family that it is carmelicious and has the consistancy almost of a milk chololate or Sjokolade (by the way, Norwegian milk chocolate is AMAZING!) It was wonderful! I first had it in 1990 when my Norwegian flatmate at Uni brought some back after Christmas. Just had that at Nordkapp, with great Norwegian coffee. This category only includes cookies that ensures basic functionalities and security features of the website. I love them both, the Myost is a bit lighter but to me not any better. immediately. My mom alternatively also loved Hard Tack…any thoughts? I usually eat it with my (homemade) hamburgers - I use it instead of cheddar cheese. Interesting article. which I’m eating at the moment yummy !!! Meat Stew. Smoked gouda, cheddar and gruyere are just a few varieties that are safe to eat in pregnancy. Can't make it to store? Thrifties has it, at least everywhere in victoria they do. Brunost with wafer thin ham – weird It was always spelt like that when growing up but apparently I was shamed into knowing it’s Geitost. A bit like condensed milk but even better for you and tastier. My fondest memory of Brunost is with Klubb. In my experience, brunost is sacrosanct. A Conversation for Brunost - Norwegian Brown Cheese. Hard to find here in the US but a friend gifted us some and we usually have it at Happy Hour paired with a nice Bourbon. In the package was a square of something that resembled old WW1 plastic explosive that was sweating profusely. Mother brought along all her homemaking & Norwegian cooking gift to Canada. Brunost with JAM, F***ING JAM – A-OK, PARD’NER. The water from the whey of goat’s milk is boiled down, which caramelises the sugars. Marmite on the other hand is something I make sure I stock up on whenever we are back in the UK! Exactly how I define it a doce de leite or dulce de leche salty and with slightly difference in texture… He said pure was called ekte. It was then that I developed an appreciation for its unique flavor and creamy texture and I became hooked! I found it again after 25 years in the British supermarket Waitrose (TINE variety), and now it is always part of our Christmas Cheese board! Not hard to find in stores here on the East Coast (DC area) maybe it is the international flavor of this area. As long as I try to avoid politics, views that are completely normal in Norway seem controversial or shocking to a lot of people living in other places. I just blogged about my trip to Norway and mentioned the brown cheese. The most common way to serve brunost is by using the unique cheese slicer that you can see in some of the pictures on this page. She baked bread with milled grain on the farm and there was nothing better than homemade butter, Gjetost & this fresh baked bread & her homemade ‘Flatbrod’. One of Norway's most intriguing foods (to foreigners at least) is eaten daily by many Norwegians for breakfast, lunch, or as a snack. Why is it brown? Brunost brown cheese is eaten sliced on bread. Now, I can’t stop eating it. Didn’t like mysost when I had it. It’s hard to find in Florida. I used to be able to buy this from my local Sainsbury when we lived in London but haven’t seen it anywhere in the UK for years and years and years.