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Sesame Seeds – Black – 200g


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Black sesame seeds, like their white counterparts, are derived from the sesame plant. However, they have a distinct dark color and offer a slightly different flavor profile. Black sesame seeds are small and flat with a dark black color. They have a shiny exterior and are slightly larger than white sesame seeds. They have a rich, nutty flavor that is more intense than white sesame seeds. They also have a slightly bitter undertone, which becomes more pronounced when toasted. These seeds are packed with nutrients, similar to white sesame seeds. They are rich in protein, healthy fats, dietary fiber, vitamins (such as B vitamins and vitamin E), and minerals (including calcium, iron, magnesium, and zinc). Black sesame seeds are commonly used in both sweet and savory dishes, particularly in Asian cuisines. They are often used as a garnish for bread, pastries, and desserts, adding both visual appeal and a distinct flavor. Additionally, they can be incorporated into salads, rice dishes, stir-fries, and sushi. In some cuisines, they are ground into a paste and used to make desserts or sauces. Black sesame seeds are believed to offer similar health benefits to white sesame seeds. They are particularly valued for their high antioxidant content, which may help reduce inflammation and protect against certain chronic diseases. Black sesame seeds are a flavorful and nutritious ingredient that adds depth and complexity to a variety of dishes, making them a popular choice in many culinary traditions.

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Weight 0.45 lbs