Black Sesame Seeds
Ingredients: Raw Black Sesame Seeds
Taste and Aroma: Almost identical to white sesame seeds; Black Sesame Seeds are nutty, mild and pleasant. Some with a particular delicate taste palette insist Black Sesame Seeds have a slightly smokier flavor.
Uses: Asian Cuisine, stir fry, vegetables, fish, salad, noodles, sauces, bread, baking, cake and cookies.
Substitutes: Sesame Seeds White, Toasted Sesame Seeds, Poppy Seeds, Sesame Seasoning, Shichimi Togarashi, Za'atar and Nigella Sativa.
Fun Fact: Chinese chefs often use Black Sesame Seeds to coat meat and fish with a crunchy exterior.