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



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