Buy sesame oil, sesame paste and sesame seeds
Sesame seeds in all forms enhance Japanese cuisine. Sesame seeds can be sprinkled over rice, sashimi, sushi, salads, fish and desserts. White or black sesame seeds can also be used in salads and pasta dishes to enhance flavour and aroma. From light white and rich, nutty gold, to almost smoky black, all three seeds deliver wonderful flavour.
Sesame seed oil is one of the easiest dipping sauces or can be used as salad dressings, meat marinades, or with fish, tofu, sushi and sashimi. Used sparingly, the best quality pure sesame oil enhances flavour without overpowering. Just a light drizzle, added while stir frying or after cooking and just before serving will greatly enhance stir-fries or steamed vegetable dishes.
Sesame paste is perfect for both sweet and savoury dishes. Our white sesame paste is ideal for goma dare dipping sauce, while black sesame paste brings dramatic colour to desserts. Skip the hassle of homemade sesame paste, with quality store bought sesame paste that brings the distinct nutty flavour you’re craving.