from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A tropical Asian plant (Sesamum indicum) bearing small flat seeds used as food and as a source of oil.
- n. The seed of this plant.
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- n. A tropical Asian plant Sesamum indicum bearing small flat seeds used as food and as a source of oil
- n. The seed of this plant
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Either of two annual herbaceous plants of the genus Sesamum (S. Indicum, and S. orientale), from the seeds of which an oil is expressed; also, the small obovate, flattish seeds of these plants, sometimes used as food. See benne.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An annual herbaceous plant, Sesamum Indicum (S. orientale), widely cultivated and naturalized in tropical and subtropical countries.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. East Indian annual erect herb; source of sesame seed or benniseed and sesame oil
The cookies feature oats, whole wheat flour, olive oil and dates, and are rolled in sesame seeds for a little crunch.
Chicken in sesame seed, pumpkin seed and chile sauce: Tlatonile de pollo
Wholewheat-breaded fishsticks on brown rice, a yellow tomato slice, broccoli tossed in sesame oil and a slice of pomegrenade in the bigger box.
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Chicken in sesame seed, pumpkin seed and chile sauce: Tlatonile de pollo: Mexican Recipe
The dipping sauce is a variation on my favourite Asian dip: Roast chili and garlic slices in sesame oil, soy and sugar and lime juice instead of the rice vinegar I usually add.
I like it too as a cold appetizer with vermicelli, bean sprouts, seaweed/black fungus, bamboo shoots etc whatever you feel like, and toss everything in sesame oil, soy sauce, sugar and chili oil, if you like.
With over 50% fatty oil and 25% protein, sesame is valued for both flavor and nutrition.
Generally recognized as being native to East India, sesame is one of the most widely used foods in the world, with names for it in nearly sixty known languages.
Stir together sherry and 1 tablespoon soy sauce, then stir in sesame oil.