The Chinese and Egyptians used sesame medicinally around 2,000 BC.
From the Sesamum indicum L species, sesame, better known as sesame. In addition to being appreciated for its high amount of protein and methionine, it is an essential amino acid. It is generally used in international cuisine and pastries.
In Mexico sesame is cultivated in several states of the Republic, mainly in Sinaloa, Sonora, Oaxaca, Chiapas and Guerrero.
Our sesame is from the coast of Oaxaca and is recognized for its texture and presentation.
The seeds contain semina, sesamol, sesamolin, sesaminol, unsaturated fatty acids (oleic and linoleic acid).
ABOUT ITS USE
Its culinary use includes includes decorating cakes, bread, cookies. In the same way to produce a paste that is added to certain dishes, and in desserts as a sweetened sauce. Thanks to good cultivation practices, the sesame grown in Oaxaca in the third place nationwide in the