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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Common, Yet Tasty

Seared Pollock with Onion Jam and Fish Fingers with Remoulade Sauce and Pollock Gratin are created.

Mon, Dec 18 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Slow River Dining

Steamed and grilled Asparagus, Fish Cakes, a Fish Terrine and herb roast Chicken are prepared.

Tue, Dec 19 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Mother of Invention

Yogurt and Cream Cheese, a quick Gravlax and Lamb Shanks with a Root Vegetable Puree are made.

Wed, Dec 20 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Rye Bread for a Queen

Features Memma, an old Rye-based Finnish dessert and a Roast Served with a variety of Vegetables.

Thu, Dec 21 at 10:05 am on WTTW Prime

Mackerel - The Shiny Bounty of Summer

Andreas prepares fried Sprats and Mackerel Sushi and grilled and smoked Mackerel.

Fri, Dec 22 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Food for a Viking

Fresh Oysters with Herbs, Corn Porridge and Beef Sirloin with Beans, Nuts and Thyme are served.

Tue, Dec 26 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Yesterday's Food for the Future

Root Vegetables, Goat and Hen, Parsley Root Cream with Smoked Salmon and fricassee of Hen are made.

Wed, Dec 27 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Holy Fish

Dishes include smoked Greenland Halibut, pickled Halibut and pan-fried Halibut with Veal Demi-glace.

Thu, Dec 28 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Winning Game

A Millefeuille of Venison Fillet, Venison Liver with Caramelized Tangerine and smoked Trout.

Fri, Dec 29 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The South of Norway: Shellfish for Summer

In this summer paradise, Andreas Viestad fishes for red shrimp and creates a Norwegian-style paella.

Tue, Jan 2 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Mid-Norway: Old-Fashioned Sweet Tooth

Andreas Viestad showcases iced cake, raw milk pudding and cheesecake with cloudberries in Roros.

Wed, Jan 3 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Northern Norway/Italy: Dry But Tasty

Andreas Viestad follows the codfish from its origin near the Lofoten Islands to the table in Italy.

Thu, Jan 4 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

West Coast of Norway: All Is Well - If There Is Herring

Host Andreas Viestad travels along the West coast of Norway and makes Scandinavian-style herring.

Fri, Jan 5 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Coast of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado

A seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster is prepared and rich fish banks are visited.

Mon, Jan 8 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

South West of Norway/'Fat Ducks and Sweet Apples

Duck and local trout are served to combine the richness of the land with the spirit of the river.

Tue, Jan 9 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

The Mountain Region of Sothern Norway 'On Top of Norway'

Desserts using the fruits of summer, including sweet and tart berries are prepared.

Wed, Jan 10 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Southern Norway: A Modest But Generous Spud

Andreas Viestad cooks with potatoes and catches and prepares crayfish

Thu, Jan 11 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Western Norway: A World of Apples

An apple drink, a traditional sourdough bread and a hot apple dessert are prepared in Hardanger.

Fri, Jan 12 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Northern Norway: Ice Cold Bounty

Andreas Viestad explores the rugged coastline of Vesteralen prepares fresh cod and Arctic char.

Mon, Jan 15 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Southern Norway: Smoke and Water

Andreas visits Vestfold at the peak of the sardine season to catch and smoke the little fish.

Tue, Jan 16 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Rich Farmland

The county of Hedmark in Eastern Norway, known for big farms and abundance of produce, is visited.

Wed, Jan 17 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Popular Sausage

Andreas discovers the culture and history behind a well-made sausage and bakes potato pancakes.

Thu, Jan 18 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

It All Starts with Kids

Andreas visits Geitmyra Farm in Oslo, Norway, the site of his new food culture center for kids.

Fri, Jan 19 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Oil Adventure

Andreas makes classic and innovative emulsion sauces and preserved and deep-fried mackerel.

Mon, Jan 22 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Costal Express

Andreas makes reindeer burgers, king crab cocktail and Arctic char with lamb-flavored potato gratin.

Tue, Jan 23 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Fire in the Belly

With an open fire and local salmon, Andreas makes gravlax from an ancient recipe and a fish soup.

Wed, Jan 24 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Captain Haddock

Andreas makes haddock 'envelopes' stuffed with carrots, saffron, cabbage and prosciutto.

Thu, Jan 25 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Rain and Rainbows

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

Fri, Jan 26 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

A Taste of Winter

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

Mon, Feb 12 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Sat, Dec 16 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Sun, Dec 17 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Fish on a Platter

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

Tue, Feb 13 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.

Wed, Feb 14 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.

Thu, Feb 15 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

An Edible Park

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

Fri, Feb 16 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.

Mon, Feb 19 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.

Tue, Feb 20 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.

Wed, Feb 21 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.

Thu, Feb 22 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Mountain Riches

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

Fri, Feb 23 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.

Mon, Feb 26 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.

Tue, Feb 27 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.

Wed, Feb 28 at 10:00 am on WTTW Prime

Happy Holiday Food

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

Sat, Dec 23 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Sun, Dec 24 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Dec 25 at 9:30 am on WTTW Create/World

Mon, Dec 25 at 3:30 pm on WTTW Create/World

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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