Ozoz Sokoh

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Ozoz Sokoh
Expertise: Nigerian cuisine, West African Cuisine, sustainable cooking, local and seasonal cooking

Ozoz Sokoh is food explorer—a researcher, writer, eater, home cook, photographer, and stylist who also spent 15 years as an exploration geologist. Since 2018, she's been full-time in food and currently lives in Ontario, Canada with plans to move to New York. She believes that an ingredient is an ingredient and shouldn't be limited to common or pre-defined uses.


  • 11+ years experience writing about food and food culture
  • 2018 Saveur Award Winner 'Best Food Culture' blog
  • Owner of Kitchen Butterfly
  • Published 1000+ articles on kitchenbutterfly.com, Food52, Parts Unknown, Al Jazeera and more



About The Spruce

The Spruce, a Dotdash brand, is a new kind of home website offering practical, real-life tips and inspiration to help you create your best home. The Spruce family of brands, including The Spruce, The Spruce Eats, The Spruce Pets, and The Spruce Crafts collectively reach 30 million people each month.

Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 50 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy, Liquor.com, and TreeHugger.

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