Tahini, or sesame seed paste, is much more than the staple ingredient in hummus it is recognized as in the western world. Known as ‘white gold’ in Middle Eastern cuisine, it is a widely used and treasured ingredient, famed for its versatility. In this book, discover how the savoury-sweet, nutty taste of tahini can be used to enhance all manner of vegan recipes. The creamy texture and high un-saturated fat content are especially precious, as when mixed with water tahini has dairy-like qualities that are hard to re-create in a plant-based diet. Learn about the different types of tahini and how to make them from scratch; hulled and unhulled, with both black and white sesame seeds, and how to choose the right store-bought tahini for your recipe. Then discover a plethora of dreamy recipes, from Strawberry-tahini Yogurt to Sesame-full Quiche, Velvety White Soup, Marbelled Muffins and Coconut and Black Tahini Ice Cream. Just a swirl of this sesame seed paste can take your vegan food from to lackluster to luscious!