The Kitchen Sisters

The Kitchen Sisters are Davia Nelson and Nikki Silva, co-producers of Hidden Kitchens, an award-winning National Public Radio program about vernacular food traditions. In addition to the Hidden Kitchens series, their work includes Lost & Found Sound, narrated by Francis Ford Coppola; the Sonic Memorial Project, narrated by Paul Auster; Waiting for Joe DiMaggio; WHER: The World’s First All-Girl Radio Station; and most recently, The Hidden World of Girls. The projects collectively chronicle hidden bits of history and subjects that have shaped our diverse cultural landscape. The Kitchen Sisters’ many awards include the duPont-Columbia Award, two Peabody Awards, and three Audie Awards. The anthology Hidden Kitchens: Stories, Recipes and More was published in 2005 by Rodale Books.
Friday, June 8, 2012