Tahini is basically like any nut butter you might be familiar with – except it’s made from toasted and ground hulled sesame seeds. MindBodyGreen says, “It’s one of the best sources of calcium out there”. Which is great news for vegan folks.
Tahini is one of the primary ingredients in Middle Eastern cuisine (and hummus!) which means it’s nothing ground-breaking or new, but thanks to food influencers and cookbook authors like Yotam Ottolenghi, it’s steadily made its way into mainstream cooking.
Why we love it? You can use it in sweet and savoury cooking. It’s got a delicious creamy nuttiness and adds real depth and richness to your food.
Ready to start using it? Pin these recipes and get cracking!