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The Problems With Palm Oil Don’t Start With My Recipes

Criticism is founded upon ignorance of how colonial systems have evolved into our current global trade

Photos: Yewande Komolafe

As a Nigerian living in the U.S., I keep red palm oil in my pantry — it is a central ingredient in making the food that transports me home. Nigerian cuisine is known for the complexity of its…

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Yewande Komolafe

Yewande Komolafe

Yewande Komolafe is a Brooklyn-based writer, recipe developer and food stylist from Lagos, Nigeria. She is working on her first cookbook out Fall 2021.