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.
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 Life: Tue, May 24, 2016 -- 11:00am
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 Life: Wed, May 25, 2016 -- 11:00am
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 Life: Thu, May 26, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me
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.
- KQED Life: Fri, May 27, 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.
- KQED Life: Mon, May 30, 2016 -- 11:00am Remind me