If you came to this page from my website’s homepage, you’d already know what Tahini is made from. For those of you that landed on this page, let me summarize this awesome goodness that i believe is important for every vegetarian to include in his/her diet. Tahini is made from sesame seeds, and it is a very good source of protein, calcium, copper, manganese . Tahini is also a good source of the healthy fatty acids omega-3 and omega-6.If you are lactose intolerant or a vegan you may find that including Tahini in your diet could help with your nutritional goals.
Tahini is widely used in middle eastern dishes and it can be used in a variety of ways. This makes it a great paste to have at home. Tahini can be used to make tahini sauce which is great with roasted vegetables, meat and fish. It is also used to make hummus which is used in kebabs and other recipes. I myself amongst many others also use tahini for sandwiches. Adding a dash of honey makes it a wholesome meal for a good start in the day. In this website you will find many tahini recipes that i use in my diet. Most of these recipes are picked up from cookbooks, the internet and friends. You may find that my tahini recipes vary slightly from others as i tend to experiment quite a lot. After all there is a hidden master chef in us all .
General Storage Tips
Since Tahini has quite a high oil content (good oil) it is recommended to store it in a refrigerator right after preparation when not in use. This ensures a longer lifespan and quality.
To access these recipes, you can click the links below or on the menu above.Tahini Sauce Recipe Samak bi Tahini Tuna Salad Tahini Tarator Sauce