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.
Eat Like The Vikings (#605H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
Like the Vikings, Andreas travels by boat to visit the islands of Lofoten, where he prepares a traditional cod dish. He also visits a historical important Norse settlement in the high north, and inside a replica of a thousand-year-old long house, he makes roast beef ribs over an open fire, Viking style. Barley is the grain of the north, so Andreas makes a Norwegian barley and beetroot risotto with local goat cheese.
- KQED 9: Sat, Sep 5, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
Northern Sea Passage (#606H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Andreas investigates what the sea and land can offer while travelling north on the Norwegian Coastal Express. Andreas uses food produce he finds along the way, an apple-stuffed roast of lamb in the lush fjords of western Norway, and in the bacalao capital of the north he makes a dish with the dry and salted cod. When everybody is asleep Andreas serves artic char, a late bite to the crew onboard the ship. On the fields of Troms the day after, he makes a plain potato dish with the taste of autumn and as main dish before arriving in Kirkenes. Andreas makes luxurious dumplings with reindeer meat inspired by the Sami people and the Russian influences of the north east of the country.
- KQED 9: Sat, Sep 12, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
Food for a Polar Expedition (#607H) Duration: 27:28 STEREO TVG
In today's episode, Andreas goes on a polar expedition onboard Hurtigruten and travels north along the beautiful and icy coastline of Norway. He visits the mountains of northern Norway, where he cooks king crab, fit for activities and fun in the snow. The journey continues to the north east of the country and ends in Kirkenes with a perfect hot chocolate at the Snow Hotel.
- KQED 9: Sat, Sep 19, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
A Whole Salmon (#608H) Duration: 27:22 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Andreas takes us to the island of Skrova in northern Norway. The villages along the coast rely on fishing and today traditional fishing coexists with modern aquaculture. Andreas shows how to make his favorite salmon dish using a whole fish before he discloses his secret family waffle recipe.
- KQED 9: Sat, Sep 26, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
Happy Holiday Food (#609H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Andreas makes a real Scandinavian Christmas feast and shares all his favorite Norwegian recipes of the season. He serves mulled wine with almonds and raisins, pressed pork and delicious crusted ham before he makes traditional roast duck and a Norwegian dessert barley cream with red berry.
- KQED 9: Sat, Oct 3, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
Packed to Go (#401H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
A packed lunch is an important part of the Scandinavian food tradition and is taken just as seriously as dinner. In this episode, Andreas shares his favorite bread recipe, makes a healthy liver pate and creates a delicious honey crusted ham. In addition, Chef Esben Holmboe Bang from Maaemo, one of Oslo's best restaurants ,shares advice on making the most of Norway's wild herbs.
- KQED 9: Sat, Oct 24, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
The Sweetest Cheese (#402H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits the valley of Gudbrandsdalen, home to the Norwegian delicacy known as brown cheese. Andreas combines this versatile ingredient with roasted goat and a sweet caramel ice cream.
- KQED 9: Sat, Oct 31, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me