New Scandinavian Cooking

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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Rain and Rainbows

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

Tue, Oct 24 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

A Taste of Winter

After a day of winter activities, Tina prepares a soup with Meatballs and a Chocolate Dessert.

Wed, Oct 25 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Nov 8 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fish on a Platter

Tina cooks Crab and Norwegian Lobster on the grill, diving for Scallops and grills Salmon.

Thu, Oct 26 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Thu, Nov 9 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Land of Fish and Apples

High atop a glacier, Tina makes a Norwegian drink and serves it with local fjord Trout.

Fri, Oct 27 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Nov 10 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Taste of Trees

Andreas prepares hot-smoked Pork Glazed and pours a rich homemade Birch Syrup over Waffles.

Mon, Nov 13 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

An Edible Park

Homemade Ice Cream flavored with Rose Petals, a hearty Hamburger and Sausages are prepared.

Tue, Oct 31 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Tue, Nov 14 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Summer on a Plate

Andreas makes Blue Mussels grilled with fresh Herbs and Flatfish in a Nutty Butter Sauce.

Wed, Nov 1 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Wed, Nov 15 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fisherman's Harbor

Smoked Seafood and Strawberries with Breadcrumbs and Mint-and-Honey-flavored Sour Cream are served.

Thu, Nov 2 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Thu, Nov 16 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Hiker's Food

Tina prepares baked Trout with herbs wrapped in cured Ham, grilled Sirloin and Mutton Sausages.

Fri, Nov 3 at 11:30 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Nov 17 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Bergen Food Renaissance

Andreas visits Bergen in Western Norway and makes a Trout Tartar and a Smoked Trout Dish.

Mon, Nov 20 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Mountain Riches

Tina prepares Fried Fudge Cheese and creamy Chanterelles with cured Mutton and Lingonberries.

Tue, Nov 21 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Farmer's Food

Chicken with Parsnip and Herb Dumplings and Glazed Pigeon Breast with Vinegar Pork Belly are made.

Wed, Nov 22 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Drama on a Plate

Andreas visits the port town of Skien in Eastern Norway and prepares Herring Salad and Wild Duck.

Thu, Nov 23 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Tina's French Pantry

Oysters and Mussels with Herbs and Cognac and Norwegian Salmon with warm grapes are prepared.

Fri, Nov 24 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Pale Fish

Andreas visits the small community of Bulandet, a group of wind-blown islands in western Norway.

Mon, Nov 27 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Traveller's Bite

Andreas travels by train through the mountainous heart of Norway and prepares a shrimp sandwich.

Tue, Nov 28 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Norwegian Versions of Classic Recipes

Andreas investigates traditional recipes that are similar to Mexican, Italian and American dishes.

Wed, Nov 29 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Journey to the North

Andreas travels north across the Arctic Circle to Bodo and fries a piece of Arctic beef.

Thu, Nov 30 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Eat Like The Vikings

Andreas travels by boat to visit the islands of Lofoten, where he prepares a traditional cod dish.

Fri, Dec 1 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Northern Sea Passage

Andreas learns what the sea and land can offer while going north on the Norwegian Coastal Express.

Mon, Dec 4 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Food for a Polar Expedition

Andreas goes on a polar expedition, visits the mountains of northern Norway and cooks king crab.

Tue, Dec 5 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Whole Salmon

Andreas visits the island of Skrova in northern Norway and make his favorite salmon dish.

Wed, Dec 6 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Happy Holiday Food

Andreas makes a Scandinavian Christmas feast and shares favorite Norwegian recipes of the season.

Thu, Dec 7 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

New Nordic Cuisine

Andreas embarks on a culinary journey, looking for the source of the new Nordic food revolution.

Mon, Nov 6 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fri, Dec 8 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Very Local Stews

Andreas prepares a beef stew with rye bread and beer and pork knuckles with pea stew.

Tue, Nov 7 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Mon, Dec 11 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Innovative and Old Fashioned

Andreas serves Norwegian meatballs in delicious gravy, with potatoes and lingonberries.

Tue, Dec 12 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Plenty of Foods

Andreas serves a Norwegian pork roll, with apples, dill and fennel and veal liver with mushrooms.

Wed, Dec 13 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Arctic Food

Andreas makes a lightly cured cod with beetroot and anise and cooks freshly caught cod.

Thu, Dec 14 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Historical Garden

Andreas prepares a potato crusted beef fillet and makes an egg-free mayonnaise.

Fri, Dec 15 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

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