Odd-Flavored Sauce

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By Irene Kuo

Published 1977

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Liquid seasonings

  • 2 teaspoons sesame paste
  • 1 tablespoon boiling water
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Chinese sesame paste comes in a bottle and has the consistency of soft clay. It must first be thinned, or what the Chinese call “opened,” with hot water or oil before being blended with other seasonings. Scrape 2 teaspoons of the paste (without oil) into a bowl, add