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.
The Taste of Trees (#504H) Duration: 26:47 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits Hedmark in Eastern Norway, a region with large farms, abundant food and vast forests. Andreas cooks over an open fire to infuse the dish with a smoky flavor. He provides tips on using smoke in cooking before whipping up sweet apple-flavored pork chops with potato salad. For the main course, Andreas prepares hot-smoked pork glazed with a rich homemade birch syrup, which he also pours over waffles for dessert.
- KQED 9: Sat, May 16, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
An Edible Park (#505H) Duration: 27:48 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED 9: Sat, May 23, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
Pale Fish (#601H) Duration: 26:46 STEREO TVG
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.
- KQED 9: Sat, Jun 13, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me