It is often eaten without thinking about it, hidden in a biscuit, on the domed part of the burger buns, in Lebanese za'atar (a thyme-based mixture), in tahini, its cream that goes well with chickpeas in hummus, or ground with sugar, in halva, this ultra-caloric oriental dessert of Turkish origin. Sesame is increasingly present in our diet. In fact, when in 2020, some batches of sesame were contaminated with ethylene oxide, more than 5,000 products sold in stores had to be destroyed!
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