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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New Scandinavian Cooking

Every day for lunch, whether at school, at work, or hiking outdoors, Norwegians everywhere unwrap the same sandwich. Andreas heads to the beautiful ski town of Geilo in Eastern Norway to investigate the packed lunch Norwegians eat every day on the run-identical, plain, bland open-faced sandwiches called matpakke-and what this sandwich reveals about the culture of modern Norway.

  • 2019-06-27T03:30:00-07:00
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New Scandinavian Cooking

Andreas visit the small town of Cardamom, in Kristiansand, Southern Norway, to make ice cream using liquid nitrogen. Next, he picks the first potatoes of summer, and forages for ramsons - wild garlic from the Norwegian forest. Then, Andreas uses the trees of the forest around him to flavor a long-cooked pork neck.

  • 2019-07-04T03:30:00-07:00
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New Scandinavian Cooking

Andreas travels along the coast of Western Norway. He starts his journey in Bergen, where colorful wooden houses surround the historic wharf, and makes a classic dish from the city: salted and cured cod. Andreas stops in the old Norwegian town of Stavanger before continuing on to Denmark, where he brews a perfect fish stew from freshly caught fish and mussels.

  • 2019-07-11T03:30:00-07:00
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Danish Influences

Andreas joins a pack of hunters in Aalborg, Northern Denmark to make a generous wild duck, with red cabbage and potatoes cooked in duck fat. During the crossing to Norway, he makes classic Danish meatballs. Once Andreas arrives at Langesund, safely back on Norwegian soil, he prepares another wild duck with herbs.

  • 2019-07-18T03:30:00-07:00
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