Cypressa - Tahini, 300g Multiple Options

Cypressa - Tahini, 300g Multiple Options

Brand - Cypressa
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Quick Description

Cypressa Tahini: A creamy Middle Eastern condiment made from ground sesame seeds, perfect for adding depth and flavour to various dishes.

Key Information

  • It is made from just two primary ingredients: roasted sesame seeds and sometimes a small amount of salt.
  • Vegan
  • Authentic recipe
  • Produced in Cyprus, a Mediterranean island nation known for its culinary traditions.
  • Tahini is a good source of healthy fats, protein, and essential minerals like calcium, iron, and magnesium.

Product Overview

Cypressa Tahini is a premium vegan sesame seed paste originating from the Mediterranean region, renowned for its rich, creamy texture and nutty flavour.
Made from ground, toasted sesame seeds and minimal additives, it is a staple ingredient in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cuisine.


Cypressa's tahini is characterized by its velvety consistency, making it ideal for creating traditional dishes like hummus, baba ghanoush, and halva, as well as a versatile addition to salad dressings and marinades.

With a commitment to quality and authenticity, Cypressa has become a trusted brand, providing a taste of the Mediterranean in each jar of their tahini.

Organic Light

Cypressa Organic Light Tahini is a premium sesame seed paste renowned for its exceptional quality and purity. Made from 100% organic, roasted, and ground sesame seeds, this tahini boasts a smooth and creamy texture, perfect for culinary creations. Its light variant offers a milder flavour profile, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a subtler sesame taste.

Cypressa, a trusted brand in Mediterranean cuisine, ensures that their tahini is free from additives and preservatives, delivering a natural, wholesome product. Whether used as a dip, dressing, or ingredient in various dishes, Cypressa Organic Light Tahini adds richness and depth to your culinary endeavours.

Dark

Cypressa Organic Dark Tahini is a premium culinary delight made from organic sesame seeds. This rich and velvety tahini boasts a deep, nutty flavour with a hint of bitterness, owing to its dark roast. It is meticulously crafted, ensuring the highest quality and authenticity in every jar.

Perfect for both sweet and savoury dishes, this tahini elevates the taste of salads, dips, and desserts, adding a distinctive Mediterranean twist to your recipes. With its organic certification, it aligns with eco-conscious consumers' values, making it a versatile and ethically sourced ingredient for those seeking a delicious and health-conscious option in their kitchen.

Light

Cypressa Organic Light Tahini is a premium sesame seed paste made from 100% organically grown sesame seeds. This tahini boasts a creamy texture and a mild, nutty flavour profile, making it a versatile and healthy addition to various dishes. Produced without any additives or preservatives, it meets the highest organic standards, ensuring a pure and natural product. 

Cypressa's commitment to quality and sustainability shines through in this organic tahini, making it an ideal choice for those seeking a wholesome and authentic ingredient to enhance their culinary creations. Whether used in salad dressings, dips, or as a topping, Cypressa Organic Light Tahini delivers a delightful taste with a focus on organic goodness.

Ingredients

Roasted Organic Pulped Sesame Seeds, Salt

Frequently Asked Questions

How is Cypressa Tahini made?

Selecting Sesame Seeds: High-quality tahini begins with good sesame seeds. You can use hulled or unhulled sesame seeds depending on your preference. Hulled seeds result in a lighter tahini, while unhulled seeds yield a more robust flavour.

Toasting the Sesame Seeds: Preheat your oven to around 350°F (175°C).
Spread the sesame seeds evenly on a baking sheet.
Toast the seeds in the oven for about 10-15 minutes, or until they turn golden brown. Keep a close eye on them, as sesame seeds can burn quickly.
Cooling: Allow the toasted sesame seeds to cool to room temperature. This step is essential to prevent the tahini from becoming too thick or seizing when you blend it.

Blending the Sesame Seeds: Transfer the cooled sesame seeds to a food processor or a high-speed blender.
If you want a smoother tahini, you can add a small amount of olive oil at this stage. Start with about 1-2 tablespoons of olive oil for every cup of sesame seeds. This step is optional but helps achieve a creamier consistency.
You can also add a pinch of salt to taste if desired.

Blend the Mixture: Start blending the sesame seeds (and optional olive oil and salt) at a low speed. Gradually increase the speed to high as you blend until the mixture becomes smooth and reaches your desired consistency. This process can take several minutes.

Adjust the Texture: If the tahini is too thick, you can add a little more olive oil or even water to thin it out. If it's too thin, you can blend it a bit longer or add more sesame seeds.

Taste and Adjust: Taste the tahini and adjust the salt and oil levels to your preference.

Store: Transfer the finished tahini to an airtight container and store it in the refrigerator. Tahini can be kept for several weeks or even months if stored properly.
Cypressa Tahini, like other tahini brands, follows a similar process but may have variations in terms of the type of sesame seeds used and the addition of specific ingredients for flavor and consistency. Always refer to the product label for any additional details or specific ingredients used in Cypressa Tahini.
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