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New Scandinavian Cooking: The Coast Of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado

Airs Saturday, June 25, 2011 at 3 p.m. on KPBS TV

Credit: Courtesy of Tellus Works

Above: Award-winning TV host, food journalist and cookbook author Andreas Viestad

Shot entirely on location in Norway, the culinary travel series, 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 country, where he creates tantalizing recipes in outdoor locations, against stunning backdrops.

In each episode, Andreas makes enticing dishes 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 Coast Of Mid Norway: Shellfish Eldorado" - In this episode, host Andreas Viestad visits some of the richest fish banks in mid-Norway and then prepares a seafood dish with native scallops, crabs and lobster. The region also holds some of the most modern aquaculture for salmon and mussels — and Andreas makes the most of these ingredients.

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