8 ways with tahini that aren’t houmous

Tahini is a savoury paste made by grinding sesame seeds until smooth. Gorgeously creamy and with a natural nuttiness, it’s a little like peanut butter – except it’s completely nut-free!

Tahini is famously used in the nation’s favourite dip, houmous, so we thought we’d compile a list of recipes using this ingredient to prove just how versatile it really is. From sweet to savoury dishes, there are a myriad of ways to use tahini and these are eight really clever ones.


8 ways with tahini that aren’t houmous

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