|Flavor Profile:||Rich - Nutty|
|Cuisine:||Japanese, Middle Eastern, Turkish, Japanese|
Sesame seed is harvested from “Sesamum indicum L.,” a flowering plant that produces sesame seed pods. Although naturally found in small amounts in Africa and India, sesame seeds are now cultivated in tropical regions around the world. Sesame seeds are amongst the seeds with the highest oil content, resulting in a rich, nutty flavor. They are commonly used across a wide range of cuisines across the world.