A personally curated selection of Magnus Nilsson's photographs from The Nordic Cookbook, including previously unpublished images taken during his research. Given his first camera at the age of six, celebrated Swedish chef Magnus Nilsson has been taking photographs for over twenty-five years. As part of his research for The Nordic Cookbook, Magnus travelled extensively throughout the Nordic countries, not only collecting recipes but also photographing the landscape, food and people.
Nordic: A Photographic Essay of Landscapes, Food and People accompanies a travelling exhibition of his work.
About Magnus Nilsson
Magnus Nilsson (b. 1984) is the head chef of Fäviken Magasinet restaurant in Sweden. After training as a chef and sommelier in Sweden he worked with Pascal Barbot of L'Astrance in Paris before joining Fäviken as a sommelier. Within a year he had taken over the running of the restaurant, which is currently ranked #25 in the San Pellegrino World's 50 Best Restaurants list, produced by Restaurant magazine. Magnus is the author of the Fäviken cookbook, also published by Phaidon. He features in the Emmy-Award winning The Mind of a Chef and Chef's Table. In 2015, he won the White Guide Global Gastronomy Award. His photographs have been exhibited in shows around the world.
Published by Phaidon.
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