Nutty, sweet, and buttery are the best ways to describe sesame seeds. Grown widely in India and Asia from a flowering plant, it is one of the oldest condiments known. Available in a host of colours including white, red, black, and yellow, sesame seeds have one of the highest oil content in any seed. It’s widely used in a variety of cuisines including Asian, Mexican, African, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Italian.
Recipe ideas using sesame seeds:
- Tahini by Inspired Taste
- Vegan sesame seed brittle by Wallflower Girl
- Sesame and wasabi seared tuna by The Pescetarian and the Pig