Emma Teal Laukitis and Claire Neaton are sisters, fisherman, and cofounders of the company Salmon Sisters—and now cookbook authors of The Salmon Sisters: Feasting, Fishing, and Living in Alaska: A Cookbook with 50 Recipes. They grew up on a homestead in the remote Aleutian Islands and make their living harvesting wild seafood from Alaska’s bountiful waters.
We talked to Emma and Claire about their childhood, their work as fishermen in Alaska, their passion for sustainability and protecting the ocean’s ecosystem, and their new cookbook!
What was your inspiration for the cookbook?
We wanted to share our Alaskan way of