A chocolate chip cookie is good. A tahini and milk chocolate chip cookie is spectacular.
The first thing that comes to mind when I think of tahini and something sweet is halva, the sesame candy that’s often crumbly and oh so delicious. Using tahini in baking adds a savory note that’s an unexpected surprise. The favorite middle eastern ingredient adored in humus and babaganoush finds a new place when added to cookies, cakes, icings and even caramel. You know that taste, but just can’t quite put your finger on it. [Read More…]