Questions tagged [tahini]
Sesame seed paste, used in many Middle Eastern recipes.
Yogurt + tahini = paste?
I had dip made with Target store brand plain nonfat Greek yogurt, minced garlic, powdered ginger, lemongrass paste, salt, and nothing else; the dip was soft and creamy. I added some Sprouts store ...
How to avoid/overcome seized tahini
I’m reading a recipe for hummus online: throw in chickpeas, tahini, garlic, lemon, cilantro, salt and jalapeño. Process to a paste. The. Add water while processor is running to smooth out mixture. ...
Looking for advice on making halva w/ allulose - first attempt came out gummy and taffy-like w/ oil separation
I'm trying to create halva, and my first attempt ended up with something that wasn't crumbly like halva is supposed to be - instead, it ended up a hard, taffy-like confection that was tasted like ...
Why did my halva crumble?
I followed this recipe (Hebrew; my loose translation below) for homemade halva, which is a candy based on tahini (ground sesame seeds). As you can see in the picture in the original recipe, the end ...
Are there different styles of tahini?
I've recently started frequenting a Middle Eastern restaurant. They provide a sauce with their shawarma that they swear is tahini, but I've never tasted any like this. Most tahinis I've had are about ...
Some tahini tastes very salty, other tahini does not. Why?
I have bought several jars of tahini from different companies lately. All labels say, that they contain 100% hulled sesame seeds with no preservatives or artifical flavours added. Some of the jars ...
How long does tahini last past expiration date?
I have a jar of organic tahini which expired one year ago. It smells good and tastes ok. I don't know how it was stored, it was however always sealed (but already opened). Is it safe to eat in large ...
Is there a substitute for tahini in hummus?
If I don't have tahini is there anything similar to use to make hummus?