New Scandinavian Cooking
Shot entirely on location in Norway, this culinary travel series offers a rich visual tour of Nordic cuisine, culture and history. Award-winning TV hosts, food journalists and cookbook authors Tina Nordstrom and Andreas Viestad treat viewers to an eye-opening voyage through their native country. In each episode, they make enticing dishes in stunning outdoor locations using locally sourced ingredients, including vegetables and grains from the rich agricultural farmlands, fresh fish from the sea and wild game from the vast forests of Scandinavia. The easily replicated recipes help viewers bring the aromas and tastes of Norway into their home kitchens.
New Scandinavian Cooking Previous Broadcasts
The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado (Episode #205H)
KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 26, 2017 -- 6:30 AM
Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients.
West Coast of Norway: All Is Well - If There Is Herring (Episode #204H)
KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 12, 2017 -- 6:30 AM
Andreas travels along the West coast of Norway, an area settled around the rich herring fisheries. Inspired by history, Andreas demonstrates how to make Scandinavian-style herring.
New Nordic Cuisine (Episode #701H)
KQED 9: Sat, Feb 11, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
In this episode, Andreas embarks on a culinary journey, looking for the source of the new Nordic food revolution. The journey begins in Oslo, at Norway's best restaurant, Maaemo. He goes fishing for langoustines and foraging for wild herbs. On board the train again Andreas invites for a herring tartar and on arrival in Stavanger he visits Tango Bar and Kitchen for a modern herring feast.
Northern Norway/Italy: Dry But Tasty (Episode #203H)
KQED Plus: Sun, Feb 5, 2017 -- 6:30 AM
Codfish ranks among Norway's most important exports. Andreas Viestad follows the codfish from its origin near the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to the table in Italy.
Happy Holiday Food (Episode #609H)
KQED 9: Sat, Feb 4, 2017 -- 8:30 AM
In this episode, Andreas makes a real Scandinavian Christmas feast and shares all his favorite Norwegian recipes of the season. He serves mulled wine with almonds and raisins, pressed pork and delicious crusted ham before he makes traditional roast duck and a Norwegian dessert barley cream with red berry.