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                         Gomasio  (Japanese Spice)
 
 Recipe By     : Jill Norman * Web File 4/97
 Serving Size  : 0    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mixes and Spices                 Oriental / Far East
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    5      tsp           black sesame seeds
    2      tsp           coarse salt
 
 Goma is the Japanese name for sesame. This mixture is used as a  condiment to 
 sprinkle on rice, raw vegetables and salads. it is good  on boiled potatoes, 
 too.
 
 Lightly roast the sesame seeds in a dry frying pan over a medium  heat for a 
 minute or two, stirring frequently. Allow to cool, then  grind them together 
 with the salt. In an airtight jar, the blend will  keep for 3-4 months.
 
 Source: Jill Norman “The Complete Book of Spices”   Viking Studio Books, 1991  
    ISBN 0-670-83437-8
 The book is lavishly illustrated with full color photographs of the herbs and 
 spices- whole, mixed, ground.
 
 
 
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