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.
Mighty Volcanic Oven (#405H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits hot spots around Iceland, even trying his hand at grilling inside volcano. In addition to a lamb dish, he cooks salmon and vegetables in a secluded geyser. He learns to makes artisanal salt, and later uses it in a salt-baked, herb-infused trout dish.
- KQED 9: Sat, Dec 12, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
The Grain Belt of the Country (#406H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits Nes in Eastern Norway, the grain belt of the country. Andreas makes slow-cooked pig knuckle with malty, beer-flavored peas and spelt. Employing the popular practice of inland fishing, Andreas makes a salad of sprouting grains and pan-fried zander fish (a close relative of the perch). He also creates a malt shake, and for the main course, an oven-baked pork roast with crackling.
- KQED 9: Sat, Jan 2, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
Mountain Lamb (#407H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits the mountain of Hallingskarvet and the valley of Hemsedal, where lambs roam the hilly landscape for months during summer. Andreas prepares a lamb carpaccio and then a flavorful lamb burger. For the main course, he serves slow-cooked lamb belly and lamb sirloin served rare.
- KQED 9: Sat, Jan 23, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
The Smokehouse (#408H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Andreas visits the smokehouses of Western Norway. Andreas combines salted and smoked lamb with three different, fresh-tasting dips. For an appetizer, he makes a quick-cured lamb and trout with smoked apple. For the main course, Andreas does his take on a traditional honey-glazed lamb served with a crisp cabbage salad and vanilla-infused rutabaga puree.
- KQED 9: Sat, Jan 30, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me