- Rich source of Calcium.
- Ready to use or can be toasted.
- Popular as the main ingredient for tahini.
- Use as a garnish for salads, sushi, and stir-fries.
To make Tahini: Blend whole sesame seeds with a dash of olive oil, and optionally a little lemon and salt. This can then be used in home-made houmus, together with chickpeas.
In baking: Use sesame seeds in a granary loaf, or to top rolls and sesame seeds buns!
In general cooking: Sesame seeds are commonly used in stir-fries or added to rice. They are often used to coat "California Rolls" in sushi-making. Sprinkle into salads or use to coat barbecue meats.
In desserts: Sesame seeds can be blended into a paste and sweetened with honey to make halva, a popular Mediterranean dessert.
Snacking:P Sesame seeds are often used in seed mixes: mix with sunflower seeds and poppy seeds for a "light" mix.
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