The Anonymous Widower

Goats Cheese Closes Tunnel

This story from Norway, could almost be read as a classic spoof, like London bus found on the Moon from the Daily Sport. This is the first three paragraphs.

A road tunnel in Norway has been closed – by a lorry-load of burning cheese.

About 27 tonnes of caramelised brown goat cheese – a delicacy known as Brunost – caught light as it was being driven through the Brattli Tunnel at Tysfjord, northern Norway, last week.

The fire raged for five days and smouldering toxic gases were slowing the recovery operation, officials said.

I wonder if Waitrose stocks this cheese? Brunost sounds so dangerous, that it could be used as a substitute for Semtex.

January 23, 2013 - Posted by | Food, News, World | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. It tastes amazing, I was at college with a Norwegian girl, and every time she went home she brought lots of the stuff back with her. It is almost fudge-like in colour and taste.

    Comment by Liz P | January 23, 2013 | Reply

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