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Say cheese: How this Norwegian breakfast staple is melting fine foodies’ hearts

By Lars Roest-Madsen

Photo: Anne Valeur

In western Norway, where goats rule the land, a singular, tangy ingredient has reigned supreme for generations. Traditionally a Norwegian breakfast staple – served on rolls and waffles – brown cheese has been elevated to fine dining, thanks to a handful of chefs at Oslo’s top restaurants. We travel to where the fjords meet the mountains to unravel the mysteries of brown cheese