Sesame Seeds and Sesame Seed Oil

Author: Carla Fiscina
April 6, 2009

Do you remember that brave Ali Baba from Arabic Nights, whose magic words “Open, Sesame!” gave him a way to an incredible wealth and happiness? Sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum) and especially sesame seed oil can really be compared to a huge cave filled with such priceless treasures as various nutrients, minerals, natural vitamins and lipids. That is why sesame seeds make a great contribution to modern popular cuisine by topping the sandwiches from McDonald’s, Burger King and other popular fast food brands. Read the rest of this entry »