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CAMILLA BOJSEN-MØLLER WRITES ABOUT LAVA CHEESE IN ICELAND

Camilla Bojsen-Møller is a cheese enthusiast that writes on www.ostesnak.dk.  She came to visit us in late 2019. Back in 2016, two best friends spent the evening drinking beer and eating grilled sandwiches. You know the kind of sandwich where the melted cheese runs out a bit and turns crunchy. Probably they had more beer, but for sure they agreed that the best part of the sandwich was the crunchy melted cheese. Suddenly they had a clear vision of a business opportunity – and the idea of Lava Cheese was born. The Best Part of The Sandwich Lava Cheese is the name of small crunchy cheese crisps which are made entirely of baked grated cheddar. They come today in three variants: Plain,...

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EXTREME ICELAND COMES FOR A VISIT

Mouda Ye, a writer from Extreme Iceland, an Icelandic travel operator came to visit us one day. The original story can be found here. Venture from sandwiches Extreme Iceland ‘It all happened quite naturally’, said Guðmundur Páll, one of the co-founders of Lava Cheese. The business started from a chat over sandwiches and beers; the obsession of the co-founders about the cheese crusts on the side of cheese sandwiches led to their idea of developing a gourmet snack which contains solely baked cheese and spices. The name ‘lava cheese’ is derived from the shape of the pieces which resemble the ‘rough shape of the Icelandic lava fields’. Inspiration of the name ‘lava cheese’ Lava Cheese launched its first product ‘lava cheese with...

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MOUTHWATERING ICELANDIC CHEESE SNACK HITS THE MARKET

Original story appeared on Iceland Monitor A new snack, Lava Cheese is becoming extremely popular in Iceland. It’s a concept created by two friends who loved the taste of melted, hardened cheese. Lawyer Guðmundur Páll Líndal and engineer Jósep Birgir Þórhallsson, who are  presented the new snack at the food market in Harpa last autumn and now it’s available in many Reykjavik deli’s and gourmet shops. “We’re always trying out new things regarding food and at one point we were talking about the best cheese being the one that melts off a grilled sandwich and then hardens,” says Líndal.  “So we started trying to make a snack that would capture that flavour and found a recipe that people really like.” Lava...

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