Finland

Andrew ventures to Finland, a country where traditional cooking still reigns but is also inspiring a new food trend known as new Nordic cuisine. Andrew finds out that Finns like to make the most of the fresh foods that are right in their own backyards!

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'I've had bear meat several places in the world, and this version in Kuusamo, Finland, was by far the very best. These bear steaks were pan-fried in butter.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'I'm standing in a Finnish field. The beauty of northern Finland in the long summer daylight is simply stunning.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'The gold-capped, old Cathedral overlooks Helsinki's Central Harbor.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'It's all about the fish at Helsinki's Central Market.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Ouso is always hungry. He's Finland's largest brown bear at over 700 pounds. Ouso is being fed by his handler Sulo Karjalainen.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Photographer Adrian Danciu's silhouette against the midnight sun in Lapland, Finland.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'A meal fit for a king ' the king of bears, actually. This is a plate of food about to be served to Finland's largest brown bear.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Photographer Adrian Danciu blends in with a herd of reindeer near Kuusamo, Finland.' ' Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'I survey the selection of herring at Helsinki's Central Market' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Though blueberries and cloudberries were plentiful, I had a hard time collecting more than a handful because most of them ended up in my mouth.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Fish pies and trays full of crayfish are a special summer lunch treat in Northern Finland.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'I could see Russia from this house. Really! It's late afternoon bliss on the lakeshore in Northern Finland.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'Brunch is laid out for the bears at the Large Carnivore Center in Kuusamo, Finland.' ' Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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'I'm working in a quick game of table hockey at Helsinki's Central Market.' 'Andrew Zimmern 960 1280

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