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Andreas Viestad

Learn more about Andreas Viestad

Andreas Viestad is a home cook and food writer. Originally from Norway, where he has written a weekly column for the magazine section of the newspaper Dagbladet he has written a number of cookbooks. He is a food writer for the Washington Post where he has a monthly column about the science of everyday cooking.

Andreas has been the host of three seasons of New Scandinavian Cooking, co-host of Perfect Day. He is now in the process of shooting the second season of Perfect Day. His first English Language Cookbook Kitchen of Light – The New Scandinavian Cooking got rave reviews and is now out in paperback. His second book Where Flavor Was Born follows the spice route around the Indian Ocean, and was a 2008 winner of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards.

Andreas’ passion for food is not about making the “right” kind of food, or fancy food, rather about nurturing family, friends – and finding out more about the world we live in. Courtesy of

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