Living Within the Wild: Personal Stories & Beloved Recipes from Alaska


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$34.99  $32.54
Alaska Northwest Books
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8.7 X 10.6 X 1.3 inches | 2.95 pounds

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About the Author

Chef Kirsten Dixon has been cooking in the backcountry of Alaska for more than thirty years. She attended the Le Cordon Bleu in Paris and earned a Master's in gastronomy from Adelaide University in Australia. She is one of the owners of Within the Wild Adventure Company, which the Dixon family owns and operates from their Southcentral Alaskan restaurants and lodges at Winterlake Lodge, Tutka Bay Lodge, the Cooking School at Tutka Bay, the home goods boutique RusticWild, and La Baleine Café. Kirsten has been featured by the James Beard Foundation and in national and international publications including National Geographic, Fine Cooking, Forbes, Saveur, and more.
Mandy Dixon serves as Within the Wild Adventure Company's pastry chef and the chef of La Baleine Café, a seaside cafe in Homer, Alaska. She trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Pasadena, California, and later enrolled in the intensive pastry program at the Culinary Institute of America in St. Helena, California. Mandy worked as a pastry chef for the Thomas Keller Restaurant Group in Yountville, California, before returning to the family business in Alaska in 2010. She was the food stylist for the second edition of The Winterlake Lodge Cookbook.