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
A Traveller's Bite (Episode #602H)
KQED 9: Sat, Oct 8, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
In today's episode, Andreas travels by train through different climates and the mountainous heart of Norway, between Bergen and Oslo. He starts to prepare a traveler's must, a shrimp sandwich inspired by sestern Norway. As Andreas continues his journey inland he stops at Voss, where he makes a herb-stuffed lamb roll that can be served warm or cold. On top of the mountain he goes trout fishing and cooks the trout in a wooden bucket. Closer to Oslo, Andreas prepares a dessert with tart rhubarb and sweet strawberries served by the fjord in the capital.
Pale Fish (Episode #601H)
KQED 9: Sat, Oct 1, 2016 -- 8:30 AM
In this episode, Andreas visits the small community of Bulandet, a group of wind-blown islands in western Norway. He goes fishing after saithe, summer's most delicious fish. Andreas also gathers kelp, which becomes the base for a tasty stock. On a green pasture he grills some of a juicy and tender beef from a local farm. A simple yet rich dish served with wild herbs.