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What is Tahini and how to use our chocolate tahini

Tahini is an extremely nutritional paste which is made from ground sesame seeds. It is also known as sesame butter or sesame paste. Tahini originates from the countries of the Mediterranean. It can be blended with a selection of other ingredients to make dressings, dips, sauces and spreads.

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Our chocolate Tahini is a superb healthy alternative to chocolate spread. It contains sesame seeds, hazelnuts, cacao powder, extra virgin olive oil and only 1.5 teaspoons of brown sugar per jar. Our chocolate tahini is based on a traditional family Greek recipe and has travelled from the hill of Northern Greece to the foothills of Mt. Leinster in Co. Carlow where it is produced.

How to use our Chocolate Tahini?

Our Chocolate Tahini can be used in many ways. Here’s some ideas for you to try:

  • Use it as a spread on crackers or toast
  • Add some honey if you want to sweeten
  • Use it in natural yoghurt
  • Add it to your porridge or granola
  • Use it on pancakes

Why is our Chocolate Tahini so good for you?

Our Chocolate Tahini contains no palm oil, we use our own extra virgin olive oil, no additives, preservatives, or additives and only 1.5 teaspoons of brown sugar per jar. It is low in saturated fat, high in protein, fibre and full of healthy fats. There are no hidden nasties in our products. It is healthy living at it’s best.

If you are trying to make healthier choices for you or your family our Chocolate Tahini take a look at the nutritional information on our jar and compare it to leading brand names in chocolate spread. The nutritional difference between our Tahini and the lead brand names in chocolate spread is world’s apart.

If you have a child who loves Nutella it can be a difficult transition but one which is worthwhile. The texture of our chocolate tahini is quite different to  Nutella – it has a grainy texture and is quite sticky. You can taste the hazelnuts straight away as opposed to tasting the sugar in Nutella. A tip here is to add some honey to the jar and mix it well and it helps when giving it to children who are used to eating Nutella.

Where can you buy our Chocolate Tahini?

You can find our tahini on the shelves in the Food Academy section of Supervalu stores in Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Kildare.

  • Arkdeen Stores, Waterford
  • Glasrai Goodies, Kilkennny
  • The Little Green Grocer Kilkenny
  • Full and Plenty, New Ross, Co Wexford
  • The Health Store, Dublin (11 stores across Dublin and Kildare)
  • You can also purchase online at www.thesoulofcrete.com

Exciting News!!!!

We have also just secured a distributor and soon our chocolate and plain tahini will be available in all good health stores nationwide!!!

Check out our video below on Youtube where you can find Petros chatting about our Chocolate Tahini and how you can use it.

Click here to see  ->>> Our Video all about Chocolate Tahini