Questions and Answers – Tahini or Sesame Paste
Hello! I have a recipe for Oriental Orzo Salad, and it calls for Tahini. I am not sure what it is or where to look for it. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated! Thanks. – Jennifer G (5/30/02)
Tahini or Sesame Paste is the equivalent of peanut butter, only it is made from 100% crushed or ground hulled sesame seeds. It can be used as a sandwich spread or mixed with a variety of other seasonings, such as garlic and onion or cayenne pepper, to make a tasty dip or salad dressing.
Wow! I would have never guessed that one. Thanks for the info – You are a walking culinary fountain of knowledge! – Jennifer