247. Deep-Frying

DADIASE, GHANA, 2003. Deep-frying was introduced to North America by the West African slaves. This is a pan of palm kernel oil, which is ideally suited for frying owing to its high smoke point. Batons of African yam are being fried.

Want this picture in high-resolution? Click below to donate $5 per photo. Write picture number(s) and your email in the PayPal comments field. Tom will email you the originals once PayPal has notified him.