Open Sesame! This famous phrase from the Arabian Nights reflects the distinguishing feature of the sesame seedpod, which bursts open when it reaches maturity. One of the oldest plants known to man, Sesame Seeds are prized in many places around the world and enjoyed for the distinctive sesame flavour they provide. They are a feature of Middle Eastern and Oriental cooking.
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Black sesame seeds
As well as being delicious and appealing, sesame seeds are high in fibre, zinc, iron and phosphorus and also contain the bone-strengthening minerals magnesium and phosphorous. They also boast copper for healthy skin, nails and immune system. The B vitamins, niacin and folate found in sesame seeds help unlock energy from food and are needed to produce healthy red blood cells.
How to Use:
Sesame seeds have a variety of uses and are suitable in almost all dishes, from breakfast through dinner. They can be eaten raw or toasted to bring out a stronger flavour. They can be used on top or in breads, buns, cakes and biscuits and they're great as a topping on stir-fries for a little extra texture. An extra crunchy addition to coating especially for chicken.Sesame seeds are often processed to make sesame oil.
Keep refrigerated before and after opening to ensure long-lasting freshness