History of Sesame Seeds?

Answer Sesame seeds are the product of the sesame plant, a thick bush that grows to a height of about two feet. Sesame seeds have been utilized since the earliest civilizations. These have long been used ... Read More »

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How are sesame seeds grown?

Sesame seeds have flavored foods from ancient times. Single-stalk sesame plants 2 to 4 feet high have elongated, fragile seed pods that easily break open, traditionally requiring labor-intensive ha... Read More »

How are sesame seeds harvested?

Tiny sesame seeds grow on sesame plants. The seeds are used to make sesame oil and season and flavor many dishes.LocationMost sesame seeds harvested in the U.S. come from Texas, Louisiana, Californ... Read More »

Where do black sesame seeds come from?

Sesame seeds grow in the pods of the sesame plant, scientifically known as Sesamum indicum. The sesame is considered to be one of the oldest, if not the oldest, plant originating from India. Black ... Read More »

What's the point of sesame seeds on a bun?

Ah, They are added traditionally because the sesame oil found inside the seeds leech out while baking and this tends to soften the texture of the bun. Taste is minimal (subtle not obvious).. they ... Read More »