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    Episode 6: “Where Everything Smells of Apples”

    In the Hardangerfjord in western Norway, everything smells of apples. The apple is the main ingredient in this program. Andreas takes you through the seasons from the blossoming start of it all in early spring, …

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    Episode 5: “Potatoes in all Forms and Flavors”

    The valley of Gudbrandsdalen in central Norway is Norway’s potato country. This program is devoted entirely to the potato — the gift that came from the Americas

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    Episode 4: “My Summer Paradise”

    Andreas takes you to his idyllic private paradise — his summer residence at Viestad. This is about as far south as you can get in Norway. His beautiful house was built in 1780 and 1880, …

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    Episode 3: “Fierce Creatures”

    Loshamn is an idyllic coastal town on the southern tip of Norway. It may seem peaceful today, but in the 19th century, it was the center of Norwegian pirate activity.

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    Episode 2: “Faithful Friend”

    Norway has always been a seafaring nation, and fishing is still one of its biggest industries. Andreas boards a school ship where tomorrow’s fishermen are learning their craft. On board, he catches cod, probably the …

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    Episode 1: “Ugly but Delicious”

    The first episode of the second season kicks off in the beautiful fishing town of Svolvær, Lofoten in the county of Nordland. Svolvær is one of the main ports of entry to the spectacular northern …

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    Episode 13: “A Balancing Act With Brisling Sardines and Salmon”

    Stavanger, this city on the west coast of Norway has always been an important trading center. Today, it is the capital of the Norwegian oil industry.

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    Episode 12: “The Best Cheeseburger in the World In the Kingdom of the Trolls”

    In this episode, Andreas goes to Jotunheimen — home of Ibsen’s Peer Gynt. This lush mountain range is the longest in Scandinavia, and the scenery is majestic.

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    Episode 11: “Crayfish and Salmon In the Forests of Oslo”

    In this episode, Andreas returns to Oslo, the nation’s capital. One of the great features of Oslo is its proximity to nature. A 20-minute tram ride takes you to the forests surrounding the capital.

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    Episode 10: “The Provence of the North With Herbs all Over”

    Lom is the heart of the Norwegian inland, and only a four hour drive from Oslo. This small community in the highlands of central Norway is sometimes referred to as the “Provence of the north”.

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    Episode 9: “Food for Summer On the Norwegian Riviera”

    The Norwegian Riviera is a cluster of small islands along the south coast. With its beautiful white-washed wooden hamlets it is the number one summer destination for Norwegians.

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    Episode 8: “In the Heart of Fjordland With Goat Cheeses and Venison”

    Hardanger, known for its blossoming plum and apple trees, is set against a gorgeous snowy mountain range in the heart of Fjordland. For centuries, people from all over the world have traveled to Hardanger to …

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    Episode 7: “A Midsummer Night’s Meal In the Fjords of Oslo”

    Oslo, Norway’s capital and Andreas’ hometown, set between the sea and the forest on the banks of the Oslo fjord. The city was founded in 1050 A.D., but the modern town did not take form …

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    Episode 6: “Salmon from the Queen of Rivers”

    Namsen is the home of the Norwegian salmon. The River Namsen is know throughout the world as the “The Queen of Rivers” and offers some of the world’s greatest salmon fishing.

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    Episode 3: It All Starts with Kids

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

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    Episode 2: Popular Sausage

    Sausages serve a special function in Norway, both as an everyday meal and as festive food.

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