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By Samantha Clark and Samuel Clark

Published 2001

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Tahini paste is made from pounded sesame seeds, and is used throughout the Middle East in a variety of ways, delicious with fish or vegetables.


  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 3 tablespoons tahini paste
  • juice of 1 lemon<


Crush the garlic cloves to a paste with a good pinch of salt in a mortar and pestle. Transfer to a small mixing bowl. Whisk in the tahini and then thin with the lemon juice. Add water until you have a consistency of double cream. Check the seasoning.