Yewande Komolafe is a cooking writer for the Food section of the NYT. She has worked in a number of roles in the culinary world, including writing, recipe development, and food styling. Her culinary expertise draws inspiration from her family’s kitchen in Lagos, as well as her extensive experience in restaurant kitchens across the United States. She crafts recipes that reflect her immigrant experience, focusing on flavor and texture.
She is the author of “Waffles + Mochi: Get Cooking!” based on the Netflix children’s show and her latest book “My Everyday Lagos Kitchen: Nigerian Cooking at Home and in the Diaspora,”