new scandinavian cooking

Shot entirely on location, "New Scandinavian Cooking" 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 Norway, where he creates tantalizing recipes with unusual ingredients against stunning natural backdrops. In several episodes, two guest chefs — Sara La Fountain and Claus Meyer — join Andreas on his culinary adventures through Finland and Denmark.

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Stockfish and Amber

In this episode, Niklas visits beautiful Lofoten, a string of islands that stretches into the North Atlantic in Northern Norway. He goes fishing for cod and cooks the fish with both inspiring recipes and fiery techniques.

  • 2018-08-21T04:30:00-07:00

Burning Water & Melted Butter

In this episode, Niklas travels by horse sleigh into the mountainous region of Roros, where he enjoys the culinary treats and sites that this old mining town has to offer.

  • 2018-08-28T04:30:00-07:00

Flavor of Roasted Coffee

In today's episode, Niklas investigates the most popular drink in Scandinavia, namely coffee. He wants to know more about his morning cup of coffee and meets up with some experts for this refreshing beverage, before he travels to Brazil where most of the world's coffee originates.

  • 2018-09-04T04:30:00-07:00

Arctic Fire

In today's episode, Niklas visits the island of Kjollefjord in Finnmark, well above the Arctic Circle, and home to some of the world's richest fisheries. Niklas meets up with three generations of fishermen and goes fishing for haddock.

  • 2018-09-11T04:30:00-07:00

Hay Smoked Salmon

In this episode, Niklas takes us to the island of Lovund in Northern Norway, a community that has always relied on fishing and where this traditional way of life coexists with modern aquaculture. Niklas meets up with some locals and goes diving for scallops before he makes one of his favorite salmon dishes touched by smoke, Viking style.

  • 2018-09-18T04:30:00-07:00