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
Tina's French Pantry (Episode #513H)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 15, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Tina travels to the Cognac region of France, and combines Scandinavian and French ingredients to make mouthwatering seafood dishes, including oysters and mussels with herbs and Cognac, and Norwegian salmon with warm grapes and crown dill. To celebrate French cheese, Tina serves warm brie with grilled tomatoes, honey and lemon.
Drama on a Plate (Episode #512H)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 8, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Andreas travels to the port town of Skien in Eastern Norway, the hometown of Norway's most important playwright, Henrik Ibsen. To honor this, Andreas uses recipes from the 19th century to make herring salad and a dessert made with buttermilk. For the main course, he goes hunting and prepares a tasty dish of wild duck cooked over an open fire and served with seasonal vegetables.
Farmer's Food (Episode #511H)
KQED Life: Wed, Oct 1, 2014 -- 12:30 PM
Tina visits Moss and the nearby islands, a rich agricultural region in eastern Norway. She makes an open omelet with broccoli, cheese and horseradish. Tina also prepares a chicken with parsnip and herb dumplings, and for the main course, she makes a glazed pigeon breast with vinegar pork belly and beets.