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
Mid-Norway: Old-Fashioned Sweet Tooth (Episode #202H)
KQED Life: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
Andreas travels to one of the coldest places in Norway: the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Roros. The town appears frozen in time and tradition rules on the table. This episode focuses on all things sweet and old-fashioned, including iced cake, raw milk pudding and cheesecake with cloudberries.
The South of Norway: Shellfish for Summer (Episode #201H)
KQED Life: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 11:00 AM
Andreas Viestad visits Blindleia, a favorite holiday destination in Southern Norway. In this summer paradise, he goes fishing for red shrimp and gathers mussels on a bare-faced rock. He makes classic and innovative sauces for the shellfish and then creates a Norwegian-style paella.
Milk and Chocolate of the North (Episode #409H)
KQED 9: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
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.