About Me

My name is Shulie (Shulamit) Madnick. I am a food and travel writer, speaker, cooking teacher, and photographer. I focus on the food, culture, and history of Israel and India in my writings, speaking engagements, and cooking demonstrations. My writing is also inspired by the food from my travels around the world. 

I was born in Jerusalem, Israel, and raised in Ashdod, to Bene Israeli (Sons of Israel) Indian Jewish parents from Mumbai. I now live just outside DC. 

My articles and photographs were published in The Washington Post section, among other publications. A large part of my Jewish India photography collection is archived at the Museum of Jewish People (Beit Hatfutzot) library archives in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

I serve on the Advisory Board of the Gabriel Project Mumbai (GPM), "an NGO that works with local communities in caring for vulnerable children in slums and under-served rural villages of Maharashtra, India, by providing a grassroots response to poverty, malnutrition, disease, illiteracy, hunger, and child labor in India."

You can see an updated list of my work on my Foodwanderings' food blog's Published and Mentions.


Alex Savakis (who designed the banner for Foodwanderings): 

"Her photos of food with a richness that it verges on the profane include textural backgrounds, muted colors with pops of bright hues and unusual points of view. "

Jewish Federation of North America Young Leadership Cabinet Mission to India:

"Shulie, Thank you so much for joining us on our Webinar. Your stories, experiences and passion were inspiring and eye-opening to all of our participants, including myself! We really appreciate you taking the time to share with us. Your presentation and dialogue really enhanced the call and helped to elevate the participants knowledge and excitement for the upcoming mission. Hope to stay in touch! All the best,"


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