Encyclopedia > Sesame

  Article Content

Sesame seed

Redirected from Sesame

The sesame seed is the cream-white seed of the plant Sesamum indicum of the family Pedaliaceae.

The seed is used whole in cooking for its mild, nutty flavour, and also yields a cooking oil.

Sesame seeds can be made into a paste called tehini[?] and a Turkish confection called halvah[?]. Sesame flavor (through oil and seeds(roast and plain)) are also very popular in Korean cuisine. You can also see sesame seeds sprinkled onto some Sushi style foods.

This is a stub article. Please help by fixing it to make this article closer to a perfect article.



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
X-Men (animated series)

... Land, Savage Heart (Part 1)[?] Savage Land, Savage Heart (Part 2)[?] The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 1: Dazzled[?] The Dark Phoenix Saga Part 2: The Inne ...