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...