It’s what I ate as a child but there was far less selection then. No, Stir-ability: 2 – Visible layer of oil on top. I’ll try your top 2. We tried to be as unbiased and objective as possible when reviewing. Thank you for this! 1.5 – Thick layer of oil on top and the nut butter separates to the bottom. We know it to be one of our least favorites in the past – we’ve tried it and didn’t care for the flavor and found it difficult to stir. Stirring is work and it would take a lot of stirring to get it to fully combine. You will not be subscribed to our newsletter list. Hi Andrea, we don’t, but we think all of these are roasted. After evaluating and analyzing in detail more than 3,560 customer satisfaction about Best Tahini Recipe, we have come up with the top 15 products you may be interested in Best Tahini Recipe. Score !! Hi Mini B, Really helpful review Dana! So helpful. ). Cooking advice that works. Yes, Stir-ability: 3.5 – Oil was separated on top from seed butter portion on the bottom. Not hard to stir at all, won’t separate after mixing, and really smooth! Tahini is an Arabic name for ground sesame seeds. Tastes exactly as you’d hope tahini would taste. Only complaint would be it is a little on the runny side. In addition to texture, flavor is another indicator of tahini’s quality and freshness. Can have some rough dry patches where the spoon doesn’t reach (and therefore won’t get stirred in with the oil) but those are honestly my favorite part! ): Organic, Non-GMO, Overall score: 17.5/20Would we repurchase? It requires a lot of effort to stir and is equally clumpy and oily. So glad you find the reviews helpful, Abby! I love tahini, but I’ve yet to find one that isn’t bitter…I’ll keep searching? Tastes salted even though no salt has been added.Texture: 4.75 – Super buttery, but a little on the oily side.Overall thoughts: 3.75 – Everything was pretty great, but the flavor tasted a little off.Approximate cost per ounce: $0.59Hulled or unhulled: HulledJar material: PlasticQuality of ingredients (i.e. We did a formal, side-by-side review of some of the most popular tahinis on the market. “Oil is inevitably going to rise, and you shouldn’t necessarily be put off by separated tahini. organic, non-GMO, etc. That’s surprising, it’s my favorite! If you’re purchasing a jar to make these Tahini Billionaire Bars or another baking project, seek out a brand that requires minimal or no stirring—like Seed+ Mill, Soom, or Beirut. However, its origins are thought to have been in Persia, where it was called “ardeh.” Tahini later found its way to Israel and was held as a delicacy as sesame seeds were rather expensive to procure. 2. organic, non-GMO, etc. 2 – Because you can’t get it to stir, there will be some oily and chunky bits and it doesn’t feel good on the palate. ): Single-sourced origin, Overall score: 17.75/20Would we repurchase? We like to use tahini to make dressings, soft serve, snack bites, stuffed dates, and SO many other dishes. For baking, homogeneity is key. No, Stir-ability: 1.5 – Thick layer of oil on top and the nut butter separates to the bottom. 4.25 – Flavor is really good — nutty, not too bitter, very smooth. Thank you! Can visually see a bit of subtle grittiness when stirring.Taste: 4.5 – Mild and pleasant overall. ): N/A, Overall score: 16.25/20Would we repurchase? Our top picks for no plastic would be Joyva, Trader’s, or homemade! Now is not the time to be going to the hospital for tahini-related accidents. The short answer: just about everything. Tahini can be kept in the refrigerator for a month. Great review, but do you realize the oil separation is only a matter of how much time has passed between production and consumption? It is sourced from 100% organically grown and certified sesame seeds grown in Ethiopia; aside from this, there are no other ingredients. Thanks! Aloha Bon Appétit may earn a portion of sales from products that are purchased through our site as part of our Affiliate Partnerships with retailers. Each sample should be taken from similar production dates: fresher tahini is less separated and much more liquefied. Texture: 4.25 – A little more effort to stir and a little grittiness remains, but overall quite smooth. ): N/A, Overall score: 12.25/20Would we repurchase?