He loves their dramas – now Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall investigates Scandi grub

Prepare for the Scandinavian food obsession as Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall fronts a show about Nordic nosh... and other things


We’ve had their dramas but now a Scandinvian food obsession could be about to sweep the world of TV.


Hot on the heels of Valentine Warner Eats Scandinavia, which has just aired on Good Food, Channel 4 chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall is cooking up a Scandinavian food series for next year called Hugh’s Scandinvian Adventure.

However in a departure for the presenter his interests are primarily, but not exclusively, gastronomic.

In a bid to find if they are possibly the happiest people on earth, the three-part series sees him delve into the culture, explore the landscape as well as admire the architecture.

On the food front he will Hugh will learn how to cook in the kitchens of one of the world’s best restaurants, Noma with head chef René Redzepi.

The chef already filmed  segments of it for Channel 4 and told RadioTimes.com he was partly motivated to make the series by his love of Swedish and Danish dramas.

“I’m quite keen on that, yes, but there are amazing things happening in the food scene as well,” he tells us.