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 host, food journalist and cookbook author Andreas Viestad treats viewers to an eye-opening voyage through his native country, where he creates tantalizing recipes in outdoor locations, against stunning backdrops. In each episode, Andreas makes enticing dishes 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
Southern Norway: A Modest But Generous Spud (Episode #208H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jul 30, 2011 -- 2:00 PM
In the South inland region of Norway, Andreas Viestad cooks with one of the most loved Norwegian ingredients - the potato. Then, he catches and prepares crayfish, a sought-after delicacy in Norway.
South West of Norway/"Fat Ducks and Sweet Apples (Episode #206H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jul 16, 2011 -- 2:00 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.
The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway "On Top of Norway" (Episode #207H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jul 23, 2011 -- 2:00 PM
Andreas ventures to the tallest mountain in Norway: Galdopiggen. Then, he prepares some desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries.
The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado (Episode #205H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jul 9, 2011 -- 2:00 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.
West Coast of Norway: All Is Well - If There Is Herring (Episode #204H)
KQED 9: Sat, Jul 2, 2011 -- 2:00 PM
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.