Sesame Seed, Black - Spices and Herbs

Sesame Seed, Black

Although they come from the same plant, black sesame seeds are actually rarer than white sesame seeds. They also have a more intense flavor and a slightly crunchier texture.

Black sesame seeds are preferred in Asian dishes because of their distinctive color and go well with any number of breads, meats and vegetables.

For a unique accent on baked goods, combine them together with white sesame seeds.
 

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Cooking With Sesame Seed, Black

Try it with

  • Stir-Fries
  • Vegetables
  • Rice Dishes
  • Fish & Seafood Coatings
  • Baked Goods

The ripened seed pods of the sesame plant have a tendency to burst open with the slightest touch. Thus the expression, “Open sesame.”