About Cara De Silva
CARA DE SILVA is an award-winning journalist who specializes in writing
about food, travel, culture, and ethnicity. Most recently, In Memory's
Kitchen: A Legacy from the Women of Terezin, which she edited and brought
to fruition, was voted one of the most noteworthy books of the year by The
New York Times Book Review.
For a decade, Cara was a writer for Newsday/New York Newsday, one of the
largest newspapers in the country, where her beat was ethnic New York and
her food- and- culture column, "Flavor of the Neighborhood, " was a
popular feature. While there she won First Prize for Food Feature Writing
in the United States from the Association of Food Journalists. In addition
to Newsday, Cara's articles have appeared in the New York Times, the
Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times Syndicate, Food & Wine, Eating Well,
Martha Stewart Living, Cuisine, and Diversion magazines. As an editor, she
has worked on cookbooks, scholarly books, and novels, and as a teacher she
has taught courses in food and culture at the City University of New
Cara is a frequent speaker at fundraisers, conferences, and seminars, and=
has also been featured on local, national, and international television and
radio shows, among them the "The News Hour with Jim Lehrer" (PBS), "The
Morning Show" (CNN), "All Things Considered" (NPR), the Television Food
Network, and "The Voice of America."
She is listed in Contemporary Authors, the chief directory in the world for
author information, and is currently at work on two new books.
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