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The Northern Way (Episode #410H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 16, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Andreas investigates historical food from two of Norway's former capitals, Trondheim in mid-Norway and Bergen on the West Coast. He starts with a recipe from the 14th century: chicken with saffron and cinnamon. As Andreas travels south on the Coastal Express ferry, he makes homemade marzipan with a spicy touch. Before arriving in Bergen, Andreas prepares another luxurious dish - crispy suckling pig with the exclusive flavors of exotic spices, fruits and Madeira.

South West of Norway/"Fat Ducks and Sweet Apples (Episode #206H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

Andreas Viestad visits a duck farm and an old steamer on the Telemark canal, which unites costal Norway with the barren mountain regions. Andreas serves a variety of duck and local trout to combine the richness of the land with the spirit of the river.

Summer on a Plate (Episode #506H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 12, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

In the Eastern Norway seaport of Hvaler, Andreas makes several coastal delicacies, including blue mussels grilled with fresh herbs and flatfish in a nutty butter sauce. As a main course, Andreas oven-roasts a chicken and tops off the meal with a milkshake using the season's first strawberries.

Milk and Chocolate of the North (Episode #409H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 9, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

Nobody eats more chocolate than Norwegians, especially during winter. Andreas starts out with a warming hot chocolate with saffron and orange cream in Oslo before travelling to St. Lucia in the West Indies to discover the origins of cocoa. Back in Oslo, Andreas cooks halibut with cocoa butter, and makes a mouth-watering dessert - a dark chocolate cake and whipped milk chocolate with creme fraiche ice cream.

The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado (Episode #205H)

KQED Plus: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 2:30 PM

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.

An Edible Park (Episode #505H)

KQED 9: Sat, Jul 5, 2014 -- 8:30 AM

Andreas and Finnish co-host Sara LaFountain visit Frogner Park in downtown Oslo. Here, Andreas gathers edible herbs and flowers and with them makes homemade ice cream flavored with rose petals, and a Norwegian-style bruschetta with a wild-herb pesto. Both Andreas and Sara mix a special drink and prepare festival food - a hearty hamburger and sausages. Location: OSLO - Frognerparken.

The Smokehouse (Episode #408H)

KQED Life: Wed, Jul 2, 2014 -- 12:30 PM

In this episode, Andreas visits the smokehouses of Western Norway. Andreas combines salted and smoked lamb with three different, fresh-tasting dips. For an appetizer, he makes a quick-cured lamb and trout with smoked apple. For the main course, Andreas does his take on a traditional honey-glazed lamb served with a crisp cabbage salad and vanilla-infused rutabaga puree.

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