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.
Fish on a Platter (#502H) Duration: 27:08 STEREO TVG
Tina visits Southern Trondelag and the windswept islands of Hitra and Froya, where the Norwegian Sea offers crystal-clear water and many varieties of shellfish and farmed salmon. Here, Tina cooks crab and Norwegian lobster on the grill before diving for scallops and then preparing a tasty dish featuring the delicacies. For the main course, Tina grills salmon over an open fire.
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Land of Fish and Apples (#503H) Duration: 27:05 STEREO TVG
Tina visits Hardanger, the fjord valley known as Norway's orchard. In spring, the valley provides an abundance of wild herbs and edible flowers. High atop a glacier, Tina makes a Norwegian drink and serves it with local fjord trout.
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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.
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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.
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Summer on a Plate (#506H) Duration: 26:44 STEREO TVG
In the Eastern Norway seaport of Hvaler, Andreas makes several coastal delicacies, including blue mussels grilled with fresh herbs and flatfish in a nutty butter sauce. As a main course, Andreas oven-roasts a chicken and tops off the meal with a milkshake using the season's first strawberries.
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Southern Norway: A Modest But Generous Spud (#208H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
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.
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Fisherman's Harbor (#507H) Duration: 26:54 STEREO TVG
In the fishing port and holiday resort town of Smogen, on the scenic coast of Southwestern Sweden, Tina visits the local fish auction and fishes for langoustines (lobster) before making a sandwich with herring. For the main course, Tina serves a variety of smoked seafood, lightly heated over the grill. For dessert, she makes strawberries with crunchy breadcrumbs and mint-and-honey-flavored sour cream.
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Hiker's Food (#508H) Duration: 27:06 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Tina visits Gamlestolen in the mountainous heartland of Norway. While there, she prepares baked trout with herbs wrapped in cured ham, grilled sirloin with vinegar butter and burnt lemon, and mutton sausages with mustard-marinated potatoes.
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Bergen Food Renaissance (#509H) Duration: 26:48 STEREO TVG
Andreas visits Bergen in Western Norway, where he meets up with local chef Christopher Haatuft to collect oysters and wild scallops. Then, he makes a trout tartar and a smoked trout dish, served with a bitter-sweet summer salad. Finally, Andreas prepares a trout burger with onion compote and coleslaw.
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Mountain Riches (#510H) Duration: 26:57 STEREO TVG
Back in the mountain region of Valdres, Tina makes fried fudge cheese with cloudberries and parsley. As the main dish, she prepares creamy chanterelles with cured mutton and lingonberries. For dessert, Tina makes a thick pancake with Cognac raisins.
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