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Some years ago I tried Norwegian brown cheese Brunost. I am aware that technically it is not cheese and it is brown and very sweet due to caramelized milk sugar.

I was wondering - is there any other use of this cheese other than a sandwich with some butter and possibly jam/marmalade?

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Congratulations, you seem to have found a good use case for our disputed culinary-uses tag! Normally we would close such a question if the ingredient is unknown to the asker, but recipes abound in its home cuisine (especially when there are translations freely available). I checked this and it seems that not even the Norwegians have much recipes with Brunost. –  rumtscho Aug 13 '13 at 8:58
    
Dunno if I've ever met brunost, but my standard answer to "how do you eat gjetost?" is "with a knife, thank you". (Similar to "what do you like to eat Nutella with?" "A spoon.") –  Marti Aug 14 '13 at 15:28

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Brunost is often used in Norwegian cooking, especially in brown sauces. E.g. http://translate.google.com/translate?sl=no&tl=en&js=n&prev=_t&hl=en&ie=UTF-8&u=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.tine.no%2Foppskrifter%2Fsesong-og-tema%2Fpr%25C3%25B8v-brunost-i-maten

I have personly used brunost for such a recipe, and it does add a very nice flavor to the sauce.

Here is a link to several recepies using brunost : http://www.tine.no/oppskrifter/sesong-og-tema/pr%C3%B8v-brunost-i-maten (Tine is the biggest maker of brunost in Norway)

Hope this helps, Best wishes from Norway!

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