Staff Tips & Tricks
Explore the diverse applications of black sesame seeds in your culinary adventures. Elevate the taste of both sweet and savory dishes by incorporating these seeds. Their raw form provides a milder taste, while toasting them unveils a deep, aromatic intensity. Add them to salads, blend them into smoothies, or incorporate them into your favorite baked goods. The unique appearance of these seeds also adds visual allure, creating stunning presentations when paired with paler foods.
Black sesame seeds are the star ingredient in this offering from Granville Island Co.
About South China Seas
Since 1994, South China Seas has spent over 30 years sourcing the most intense and flavourful spices from around the world. We grind, blend and package our spices in Vancouver, Canada. Our ever-growing collection of spices, herbs and blends represents our passion for global flavours & exploring international cultures through food.
"The definitive location for all of your exotic cuisine needs, the South China Seas Trading Company does an excellent job of stocking unique items from all over Asia, Latin America, India and the Caribbean."
"Excellent spot to find otherwise obscure ingredients. I found long peppercorns after a year of searching and real wasabi!"
"I've been shopping at South China Seas for over 20 years and I'm always happy with the selection of products . . . I can always find the sauces and ingredients that I need for my favourite Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Latin American recipes."