Tag Archives: sesame

Tahini

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I haven’t always known that sesame is a great flavor. I mean, when you only eat sesame seeds on hamburger buns and in granola bars, it’s hard to know what they taste like. Then I discovered that toasted sesame oil is a great addition to Thai food. Just recently I discovered how much I love sesame seeds ground up with olive oil and salt – in other words, tahini. When I was in college, tahini was just an ingredient for hummus that I didn’t include because it was too expensive. Continue reading

Oatmeal Sesame Bread

I’ve been working on this bread for a while now and I think I’ve got the recipe just right.  It’s very similar to my recipe for whole wheat bread.   Even though there aren’t a lot of sesame seeds, they add a significant amount of flavor Continue reading