A tiny flat seed harvested initially for its nutty oil used in cooking. Black sesame seeds make a strikingly different garnish and have a slightly richer flavor than their white counterparts. For extra crunch, roll meat/seafood in a bowl of these seeds before cooking, use for tuna steaks and sushi, mix into rice and noodle dishes, or toss into a salad!
Spice Fun Fact: These seeds were initially harvested for their nutty oil used in cooking. With their intense and oily taste, black sesame seeds are richer than white sesame seeds.