A creamy rich black sesame paste with a superior amino acid profile and healthy fats. Black sesame seed, whole, organic, dry roasted, and ground to a deliciously smooth 'nut butter'. Black sesame is highly prized in Eastern cultures. Use it to make sweet soups, sauces, desserts, pastries, and baked goods. Sesame sauces taste better with black sesame. Black Sesame Butter makes a great dip or spread. It is a smart addition to any smoothie, and with all breads, toast, crackers, muffins, and rice cakes. Make a Miso Sesame Spread or a Sesame Butter w/ lemon and garlic dip/spread/sauce. Rich in calcium and magnesium. Glass jar, gluten free, Non-GMO, and pareve.
Black sesame seed is dearly prized by culinary and nutrition experts. Sesame Butter of unhulled roasted seed is more popular in Japan and Asia, while hulled sesame Tahini is most popular in Mediterranean and African regions. These black sesame are remarkably delicious.
Eden Black Sesame Butter is pure organically grown North American, unhulled black sesame seed, dry-roasted and ground to a nut butter. These are the same black sesame used in Eden Black Gomasio and Black & Tan Gomasio. This rich, roasted black sesame butter has spectacular, mildly sweet flavor.
Sesame Sesamum indicum is the longest cultivated oilseed plant. It has ancient history in Africa where it's called 'benniseed' and 'sim-sim'; with a similar history in India. It is grown throughout the world in warm climates. Sesame are called 'seeds of longevity'. Egyptian, Greek, Roman, and Turkish soldiers carried them as rations. The expression 'open sesame' indicates entrance into splendor and abundance.
In Japan, black sesame is called 'kuro goma' and is highly valued for its flavor and health benefits. Throughout Asia, black sesame is considered a digestive aid. The lignans sesamin, sesamol, and sesamolin are antioxidant compounds of sesame that are believed to benefit the vascular system and keep hair healthy and dark.
Sesame with meals provides high quality protein, calcium, iron, and a superior range of amino acids including methionine, tryptophan and lysine that are often missing in vegetable protein sources. Eden Black Sesame Butter is naturally sodium free, rich in calcium and magnesium, and a good source of protein, fiber, iron, niacin B3, and zinc.
Spread as is, or sweeten with honey or maple syrup, on breads, toast, crackers, and rice cakes. Use Eden Black Sesame Butter in making pastries and baked goods. It is also used in stuffing mochi (pounded rice cakes), drizzled over or mixed in with deserts or on hot cereals like oatmeal, and in making sweet soups, pudding, sauces, and smoothies.