Asian sesame oil is usually made from roasted sesame seeds, giving the oil a strong aroma. The taste of light yellow European quality is milder. The oil withstands heating quite well and is suitable for both baking and frying. The characteristic taste is at its best in Asian dishes.
Cold-pressed extra virgin sesame oil made in our own store.
The abundance of monounsaturated fatty acids makes sesame oil a friend of the heart.
The effect is enhanced by the antioxidant sesamol.
Sesame oil has also been found to lower blood pressure and blood sugar.