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Milk and Chocolate of the North (#409H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Nobody eats more chocolate than Norwegians, especially during winter. Andreas starts out with a warming hot chocolate with saffron and orange cream in Oslo before travelling to St. Lucia in the West Indies to discover the origins of cocoa. Back in Oslo, Andreas cooks halibut with cocoa butter, and makes a mouth-watering dessert - a dark chocolate cake and whipped milk chocolate with creme fraiche ice cream.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 6, 2016 -- 8:30am
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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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 9, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 10, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 11, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 12, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Northern Way (#410H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Andreas investigates historical food from two of Norway's former capitals, Trondheim in mid-Norway and Bergen on the West Coast. He starts with a recipe from the 14th century: chicken with saffron and cinnamon. As Andreas travels south on the Coastal Express ferry, he makes homemade marzipan with a spicy touch. Before arriving in Bergen, Andreas prepares another luxurious dish - crispy suckling pig with the exclusive flavors of exotic spices, fruits and Madeira.

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  • KQED 9: Sat, Feb 13, 2016 -- 8:30am Remind me
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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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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 15, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

South West of Norway/"Fat Ducks and Sweet Apples (#206H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG

Andreas Viestad visits a duck farm and an old steamer on the Telemark canal, which unites costal Norway with the barren mountain regions. Andreas serves a variety of duck and local trout to combine the richness of the land with the spirit of the river.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 16, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway "On Top of Norway" (#207H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG

Andreas ventures to the tallest mountain in Norway: Galdopiggen. Then, he prepares some desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 17, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 18, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Western Norway: A World of Apples (#209H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG

Andreas Viestad visits Hardanger, the apple orchard of Western Norway. He makes an apple drink and bakes a traditional sourdough bread in an old wood-fired oven and prepares a hot apple dessert.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 19, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Northern Norway: Ice Cold Bounty (#210H) Duration: 26:32 STEREO TVG

Andreas Viestad explores the rugged coastline of Vesteralen in Northern Norway, where he later prepares cod and Arctic char fresh from the North Sea.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 22, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Southern Norway: Smoke and Water (#211H) Duration: 26:33 STEREO TVG

On a brisk winter day, Andreas Viestad travels to Vestfold in Southern Norway at the peak of the brisling sardine season. Inspired by Scandinavian tradition, he catches and then smokes the little fish.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Feb 23, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Rich Farmland (#301H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Andreas visits the county of Hedmark in Eastern Norway, a region known for big farms and abundance of produce. Inspired by 19th-century recipes of Norway's first cookbook writer, Andreas makes beef meatballs, sour cream porridge with air-cured ham and thick steaks served with mushroom ragu and potato gratin.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Feb 24, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Popular Sausage (#302H) Duration: 26:20 STEREO TVG

Sausages serve a special function in Norway, both as an everyday meal and as festive food. In this episode, Andreas discovers the culture and history behind a well-made sausage. He bakes potato pancakes and makes homemade mustard, essential companions for the three types of tasty sausages he prepares.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Feb 25, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

It All Starts with Kids (#303H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in the middle of Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids. Together with the kids, Andreas makes a cereal breakfast, a tasty chicken soup, a warming lamb stew and a sweet dessert with pumpkin and yogurt.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Feb 26, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Oil Adventure (#304H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

Is cold-pressed rapeseed oil the olive oil of the north? To find out, Andreas travels to the old fortress town of Fredrikstad in Eastern Norway. Using fresh vegetables, Andreas makes classic and innovative emulsion sauces, preserved and deep-fried mackerel, crispy potatoes, and Norwegian coleslaw.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Feb 29, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Costal Express (#305H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

Starting in the Sami territories of the Arctic, Andreas makes reindeer burgers with wild mushrooms, king crab cocktail and Arctic char with lamb-flavored potato gratin, all using produce he finds along the coast.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 1, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Fire in the Belly (#306H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

Andreas examines how fire changed the way people cook. With an open fire and local salmon, he makes gravlax from an ancient recipe and a local fish soup, before traveling to Japan to discover the secrets of uncooked fish.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 2, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Captain Haddock (#307H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

Andreas visits the wind-blown peninsula of Stad in Western Norway, where boats set sail to catch haddock. Andreas makes haddock "envelopes" stuffed with carrots, saffron, cabbage and prosciutto, and then a brightly colored salad with smoked haddock. After a trip to Scotland to meet the official fish-and-chips champions, he prepares a smoked version of the dish.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 3, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Rain and Rainbows (#308H) Duration: 25:38 STEREO TVG

In the fishing capital of Bergen, the wettest city in Norway, Andreas prepares local trout and re-creates the city's famous fish soup.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 4, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Packed to Go (#401H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

A packed lunch is an important part of the Scandinavian food tradition and is taken just as seriously as dinner. In this episode, Andreas shares his favorite bread recipe, makes a healthy liver pate and creates a delicious honey crusted ham. In addition, Chef Esben Holmboe Bang from Maaemo, one of Oslo's best restaurants ,shares advice on making the most of Norway's wild herbs.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 7, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

The Sweetest Cheese (#402H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Andreas visits the valley of Gudbrandsdalen, home to the Norwegian delicacy known as brown cheese. Andreas combines this versatile ingredient with roasted goat and a sweet caramel ice cream.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 8, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Close to Home (#403H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

This episode finds Andreas at his farm in Southern Norway. There, he and Miles Irving, a British forager, look for wild herbs. Then, they cook a meal from ingredients they find in the fields, as well as beef from local farms. Dishes include: wild Norwegian carpaccio, grilled sirloin with forest salad, and Sunday roast with oxtail sauce.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 9, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

Back to the Roots (#404H) Duration: 26:40 STEREO TVG

Stepping back in history, Andreas channels the Vikings as he travels west to Iceland - the Norse settlement in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He combines ingredients from both the sea and the land to create an elegant surf-and-turf dish of redfish and langoustines cooked in lamb stock. At the restaurant Dill, he discovers how ancient traditions and present-day innovations co-exist. Afterwards, he grills lamb over an open fire, Viking-style, and creates a delicious dessert made from Skyr, a special Icelandic dairy culture, served with local berries.

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  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 10, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 11, 2016 -- 11:00am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 14, 2016 -- 11:00am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 15, 2016 -- 11:00am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 16, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

A Taste of Winter (#501H) Duration: 27:25 STEREO TVG

In preparation for a hike, Tina packs a lunch made of grilled flatbread, cabbage salad and smoked salmon. After a day of winter activities, Tina prepares a soup with meatballs and a chocolate dessert.

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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 21, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 22, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 23, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 24, 2016 -- 11:00am 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.

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  • KQED Life: Fri, Mar 25, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Mon, Mar 28, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Tue, Mar 29, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Wed, Mar 30, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me

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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  • KQED Life: Thu, Mar 31, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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    • Tues 12/15: KQET DT25 signal restored

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) The new part arrived this morning, was successfully installed, and our DT25 Over The Air signal restored apx 12:30pm. Due to the outage, some OTA viewers may need to do a rescan to re-acquire the DT25 signal. Paid provider services should have restored their signal by now as well. Thanks for your […]

    • Sun 12/13: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal down

      (DT25.1, 25.2, 25.3) UPDATE Mon 12/14 4:50pm: Unfortunately, we are unable to repair our fried equipment, and will need to order/find a replacement. At this point, we do know the signal will definitely not return tonight, and do not yet have an estimated time re: when it will be back. Thanks for your patience and […]

    • Wed 11/10: KQEH Over The Air planned short outages

      (DT54-1 through 54-5) Wednesday 11/10, 11am The DT54 Over the Air signal will need to switch from main to auxiliary levels late Wednesday morning for the safety of the crew working on another station’s equipment on the tower, then back to the main antenna mid-afternoon when work is completed. The change should be for a […]

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