June 18th marks Sustainable Gastronomy Day, a day in which we think a bit more about how we consume food, ensuring that we put nothing to waste, and taking care of our local producers. Especially in the time of Corona, various layers of the food industry are having a hard time. From restaurants to farmers, everybody can feel the change in demand. So on this day, take a moment to think about how you source your ingredients, and if you are not putting anything to waste.
And did you know that palm oil is actually a local ingredient in many countries? From Africa to South East Asia, many households cook their favourite dishes using red palm oil. Below we have gathered some of our favourites. Go and try them for yourself!
Jollof Rice is classic West-African dish that is a household staple for many. Watch this recipe by Nigerian lifestyle blogger Sisi Yemmie for a great recipe:
Coconut and Red Palm Oil Salmon Chowder
This amazing recipe is presented by Mark Sisson on his website Mark’s Daily Apple. As a top athlete and an expert on ancestral health, he surely knows what kind of food is good and healthy. And not only is this a great dish flavour-wise, it also fits in a Keto diet!
You may find the recipe here, or click the image below.
This amazing curry is a classic Malaysian dish. This recipe uses palm oil as it manages to bring all the original flavours together optimally.