Hugh's Scandimania

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Series 1 · Episode 2

Hugh lands in Denmark, which the United Nations has declared the happiest country in the world. In Copenhagen, he cooks with Rene Redzepi, owner and head chef at Noma, voted the best restaurant in the world for three years in a row and pioneer of new Nordic cuisine. Hugh meets Bjarke Ingels, one of the brightest names in international architecture and Søren Malling, star of The Killing and Borgen. He practises his high diving in a swimming pool in the city centre harbour, surrounded by Denmark's beautiful people, and discovers how everything travels by bike in Copenhagen, even the booming Danish sperm bank industry Leaving Copenhagen, Hugh visits an Efterskole, a boarding school where the teenagers spend a year being taught how to be better citizens. Arriving on the idyllic island of Samsø, Hugh climbs a wind turbine and meets up with chef Kasper Gaard, and together they cook up a feast.

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