Immediately they came back from school, even before putting down their bags, George and June would come straight into the kitchen to keenly check what I’ve made for afternoon snacks. Actually both of them often grumble – grumble about me being strict with the kind of snacks they pick and eat.
Black sesame seeds are very commonly used among Japanese cuisine, be it in savoury dishes or sweet pastries. I love adding them in my cooking too. These tiny seeds give a little nutty taste and apparently has an effect of lowering cholesterol and preventing high blood pressure. Japanese like to grind the seeds first before consuming as they believe this way, its nutrients will be easier to absorb into our bodies.