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.
A Journey to the North (#604H) Duration: 27:30 STEREO TVG
In this episode, Andreas travels north across the Arctic Circle on the train from Trondheim to Bodo. He goes fishing in the Queen of Rivers, Namsen and grills the salmon on a riverbank. On the highlands of the north Andreas makes reindeer meatballs and in Bodo where the landscape becomes lusher and greener again, Andreas fries a piece of Arctic beef - fit for a feast.
- KQED 9: Sat, Aug 1, 2015 -- 8:30am Remind me
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