The sweeter side of tahini
Sesame paste mixed with a natural sweetener makes for a delicious and healthy dessert. Try it in cookies, as a semifreddo, or even with ice cream.
The many options for cooking with tahini were discussed here earlier this week, along with health benefits as well. Today I want to talk about tahini’s sweet side.
Tahini, a hulled sesame seed paste, is the key ingredient in sesame halva. This popular type of halva is made from...
Vered Guttman is a caterer and a food writer based in Washington DC. Growing up in Israel she took her first lessons in Jewish cooking sitting at the tables of her two grandmothers, one from Poland, the other from Iraq. In Modern Manna, Vered will share a mix of new Israeli trends and old Jewish traditions, sprinkled with a distinct Sephardic flavor. Follow Vered on Twitter @veredguttman