Tucson Festival of Books

Sheela Prakash

Kristin Teig

Sheela Prakash is a food and wine writer, recipe developer and the author of two cookbooks: "Salad Seasons: Vegetable-Forward Dishes All Year" (named one of the best cookbooks of 2023 by WIRED, San Francisco Chronicle and Food Network, and of Spring 2023 by Bon Appétit) and "Mediterranean Every Day: Simple, Inspired Recipes for Feel-Good Food." She works extensively with a number of other outlets and brands such as Simply Recipes, New York Times Cooking, Food & Wine, TODAY.com, Serious Eats, Culture Cheese Magazine, Kerrygold, OXO, California Walnuts and more, and was previously on staff at Kitchn, Epicurious and Food52.

Prakash received her master's degree from the University of Gastronomic Sciences in Italy, holds Level 2 and Level 3 Awards in Wines from the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET), graduated from New York University's Department of Nutrition and Food Studies and is also a Registered Dietitian.

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Scheduled events:
Salad Seasons
Live well, eat well, and never make a boring salad again. Longtime food writer and editor Sheela Prakash makes salads the star of the show in her newest cookbook, with an emphasis on approachable and flexible recipes. Learn how to confidently navigate the produce aisle, make the most of what's in season, and challenge your concept of what a salad can be (goodbye, sad lettuce!). Sheela will show us the true versatility of vegetable-focused meals and offer easy and inspiring upgrades to make every season a salad season.

Culinary Stage (Seats 265)  View this venue on the Festival map
Sun, Mar 10, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Signing area: Sales & Signing Area - Central Mall (following presentation)  View this venue on the Festival map

Panelist: Sheela Prakash
Moderator: Jennifer Slothower

Salad Seasons
Vegetable-Forward Dishes All Year
April 2023
ISBN 9780847899265
208 pages

Mediterranean Every Day
Simple, Inspired Recipes for Feel-Good Food
Harvard Common Press
January 2020
ISBN 9781558329997
208 pages