Step 2, Process the sesame seeds until crumbly. When the sesame seeds have cooled, we throw them into the bowl of our food processor, shut the lid then process until a crumbly paste begins to form.
Making tahini at home is easy and much less expensive than buying from the store. We recommend looking for sesame seeds in bulk bins or at International, Asian, and Middle Eastern markets for the best deals. While tahini can be made from unhulled, sprouted and hulled sesame seeds, we prefer to use hulled sesame seeds for tahini. Tahini can be kept in the refrigerator for a month.
Add sesame seeds to a wide, dry saucepan over medium-low heat and toast, stirring constantly until the seeds become fragrant and very lightly colored (not brown), 3 to 5 minutes. Careful here, sesame seeds can burn quickly.
In addition to sesame seeds, we also have a tasty assortment of premium halvah. Derived from the Arabic word for halwa which means sweet confection, halvah is made primarily of sesame flour and honey. The exact origins of centuries-old halvah has been widely debated, but one thing many can agree on is that this dense, treat is rich and decadent. This popular staple will bring you back to holiday gatherings with dessert tables filled with various types of halvah flavored with different extracts, nuts, dried fruit and chocolate.
Sesame Oil/Certified Organic As a skincare and massage oil, Sesame Oil is very healing. It is naturally anti-inflammatory, anti-fungal and anti-bacterial. Sesame Oil is a potent antioxidant. It contains vitamin E, Minerals, proteins, lecithin and amino acids. Use the oil on dry or damaged skin. It penetrates the skin easily. Use it with filtered jojoba oil as a carrier oil do maximize deep absorption of the sesame oil. Use it to relieve the symptoms of eczema, psoriasis, rheumatism, arthritis and to soften skin of all types. It blends well with Grapeseed, Almond, Avocado and Apricot Oils for a custom blended skin or massage oil.
Use this crunchy condiment to finish slices of raw fish and shellfish. Can even be used to garnish pastry applications like a sesame ginger panna cotta. And this Toasted Sesame Seed with Yuzu flavor is a simple way to jazz up your dish.
Glutinous rice ball (tang yuan) is a traditional Chinese dessert made of bite-sized chewy balls made from glutinous rice flour, often served in hot water or sweet rice wine. To prepare, just cook in boiling water for a few minutes until soft. This version is filled with sweet black sesame paste.
Our sesame seeds are grown on small, family-owned organic farms. These tiny super seeds deserve to go far beyond the garnish. Sesame seeds are uniquely rich in healthy fats, plant protein and contain many other beneficial minerals. This amazing superfood has been called the ultimate survivor crop, with the ability to grow at the edge of deserts, where most crops fail. Sesame has one of the highest oil contents of any seed. With a rich nutty flavor, sesame seeds are rich in omega 6 fatty acids, antioxidants, and protein. Make your own heart healthy, fresh tahini. Our raw hulled sesame seeds are packed with possibilities!
It was once also used for medicinal purposes! In Traditional Chinese Medicine, sesame oil is said to improve circulation, warm the body, and nourish hair. On our blog, we have a recipe for Taiwanese Sesame Oil Chicken Soup, which is sometimes made to help strengthen the health of new mothers as well as the elderly. 59ce067264