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In today's episode, Andreas visits Spitsbergen, the Norwegian settlement at 78 degrees north. In spite of the perpetual cold and barren surroundings, the area is home to some of the world's richest fisheries. Andreas also forages for arctic mushrooms and meets what is probably the world's northernmost farmer. Onboard a research vessel Andreas makes a lightly cured cod with beetroot and anise, he cooks freshly caught cod and serves it with charred leek, and back on the island he makes crispy seared cod served with snow crab and Arctic mushrooms.

Stepping back in history, Andreas channels the Vikings as he travels west to Iceland - the Norse settlement in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. He combines ingredients from both the sea and the land to create an elegant surf-and-turf dish of redfish and langoustines cooked in lamb stock. At the restaurant Dill, he discovers how ancient traditions and present-day innovations co-exist. Afterwards, he grills lamb over an open fire, Viking-style, and creates a delicious dessert made from Skyr, a special Icelandic dairy culture, served with local berries.

Andreas visits Bergen in Western Norway, where he meets up with local chef Christopher Haatuft to collect oysters and wild scallops. Then, he makes a trout tartar and a smoked trout dish, served with a bitter-sweet summer salad. Finally, Andreas prepares a trout burger with onion compote and coleslaw.

There is a distinct word in Swedish for having something sweet together with a cup of coffee, namely fika. In today's episode, Niklas makes sweet buns at his restaurant in the middle of Stockholm and enjoys them with a cup of coffee, before he travels to South America to investigate the coffee and food traditions from these faraway places.

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.

In today's episode, Niklas investigates the great variety of produce from the productive farmland in Eastern Norway. He also escapes to a small lake to fish for the Perch, a freshwater gamefish, and to enjoy good food by the campfire amidst the tranquility of nature.

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