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Cereals are a staple food in Scandinavia, so Andreas visits Sokna in Eastern Norway - one of the few places in the country where farmers are able to grow wheat, barley and rye. Andreas makes sourdough bread with homemade butter and baked pigeon. Like most Scandinavians, he uses cereals to make a porridge that, like risotto, is cooked with vegetable stock and duck breast.

In this episode, Andreas makes a real Scandinavian Christmas feast and shares all his favorite Norwegian recipes of the season. He serves mulled wine with almonds and raisins, pressed pork and delicious crusted ham before he makes traditional roast duck and a Norwegian dessert barley cream with red berry.

In this episode, Niklas takes us to the island of Lovund in Northern Norway, a community that has always relied on fishing and where this traditional way of life coexists with modern aquaculture. Niklas meets up with some locals and goes diving for scallops before he makes one of his favorite salmon dishes touched by smoke, Viking style.

In this episode, Tina visits Gamlestolen in the mountainous heartland of Norway. While there, she prepares baked trout with herbs wrapped in cured ham, grilled sirloin with vinegar butter and burnt lemon, and mutton sausages with mustard-marinated potatoes.

Some of Scandinavia's grandest farms can be found around Norway's largest lake, Mjosa. In today's episode Andreas visits one of them, Hovelsrud, where he combines innovation, tradition and world class vegetables. He uses fresh herbs to make an egg-free mayonnaise, combines baked rutabaga and local vendace roe, and makes scones with yellow and red beets. For main course he makes a potato crusted beef fillet with herbs from the beautiful garden.

Host Andreas Viestad travels along the West coast of Norway, an area settled around the rich herring fisheries. Inspired by history, Andreas demonstrates how to make Scandinavian-style herring.

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