Sesame seeds are one of the world’s oldest ingredients that are sourced from the very tall sesame plant. This herb is part of the Pedaliaceae family, which grows extensively in China, India and Burma. It is therefore no surprise to find that sesame seeds feature in many Asian dishes.
What is the best way to eat sesame seeds?
Sesame seeds are often used to complement vegetable or bean-based dishes. These nutty tasting Seeds can be crushed, roasted or sprinkled over your favourite foods to give them more variety and more 'crunchy' flavour.
What are the benefits of sesame seeds?
Sesame seeds are a great source of dietary fibre, B Vitamins, Selenium and a nutritious source of plant protein too! They may benefit the health of our bodies by lowering high levels of Blood Pressure and Cholesterol. Sesame seeds may also support healthy Joints & Bones.