Toasted sesame seeds bring this dark oil to life, perfect for your stir-fries and sautees. Ideal at lower [not deep-frying] temperatures, this oil is an essential ingredient in creating authentic East Asian seasonings, dips, and dressings.
The urban street glows by the light of incandescent red lanterns hanging along the rooflines of the open food stalls, narrow and jammed with commuters. Tokyo street food fries loud and fragrant from every side, as fish of every imaginable type sear on open griddles, octopus is scooped into and out of hot oil, and the sticky umami smell of soy wafts over you. Sesame oil is an essential and instantly recognizable ingredient in Japanese cooking, bringing the urgent streets of Tokyo home to you.