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Sauces and Condiments

Sweet sesame sauce

Sweet sesame sauce
Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times

It seems like Rosh Hashanah customs were created by lovers of fruits and vegetables. Most families will begin Sunday night's holiday dinner with apple wedges dipped in honey to symbolize the hope for a sweet new year, and many serve ... Read more

Total time: 10 minutes | Serves 9 to 12
  • 6 tablespoons tahini, stirred in the jar until blended before measuring
  • 3 tablespoons water, more if needed
  • 6 tablespoons date honey (also known as silan or date molasses) or bee honey, more if desired

Step 1Spoon the tahini into a small bowl. Add the water and stir until smooth. Stir in the date honey and continue stirring until the sauce is smooth. Taste, and add more date honey if you would like the sauce to be sweeter. Stir in more water by teaspoons if the sauce is too thick. This makes about three-fourth cup of sauce. Serve at room temperature.


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