Magnus Nilsson, author of the Nordic Cookbook, on working in the wilderness

The chef behind one of the world’s most remote restaurants – Fäviken in Jämtland, central Sweden – draws his inspiration from the fantastic produce of the region

It is not for everyone, living out here. It takes a special kind of person. You have to appreciate solitude. It’s scarcely populated and there’s a lot of wilderness – Jämtland’s the size of Denmark but there’s only about one person per square kilometre living here. I went to cooking school in Åre, Sweden’s one proper ski resort.

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