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 host, food journalist and cookbook author Andreas Viestad treats viewers to an eye-opening voyage through his native country, where he creates tantalizing recipes in outdoor locations, against stunning backdrops. In each episode, Andreas makes enticing dishes 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 South of Norway: Shellfish for Summer (#201H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
Andreas Viestad visits Blindleia, a favorite holiday destination in Southern Norway. In this summer paradise, he goes fishing for red shrimp and gathers mussels on a bare-faced rock. He makes classic and innovative sauces for the shellfish and then creates a Norwegian-style paella.
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Mid-Norway: Old-Fashioned Sweet Tooth (#202H) Duration: 26:34 STEREO TVG
Andreas travels to one of the coldest places in Norway: the UNESCO World Heritage-listed town of Roros. The town appears frozen in time and tradition rules on the table. This episode focuses on all things sweet and old-fashioned, including iced cake, raw milk pudding and cheesecake with cloudberries.
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Northern Norway/Italy: Dry But Tasty (#203H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
Codfish ranks among Norway's most important exports. Andreas Viestad follows the codfish from its origin near the Lofoten Islands in Northern Norway to the table in Italy.
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West Coast of Norway: All Is Well - If There Is Herring (#204H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
Andreas travels along the West coast of Norway, an area settled around the rich herring fisheries. Inspired by history, Andreas demonstrates how to make Scandinavian-style herring.
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The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado (#205H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG
Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels - and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients.
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