The delicate, nutty taste of these tiny, oval, flat seeds is often enjoyed in Asian and Middle Eastern dishes.
Sesame seeds are a good source of calcium and other nutrients. You can buy the seeds whole, unhulled, and hulled.
Try them folded into bread or cookie batter, sprinkled on steamed vegetables, and ground with sea salt as a table condiment. Roast them to enhance their flavor.
The seeds are often sprinkled over cakes and breads. They are also used in stir-fries and oils.
Storage: These seeds have a high oil content, and although the oil is relatively stable while the seed is intact, refrigeration will slow the oxidation process and prolong the life of the seed.