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Sesame Round Bread Mt Zion Old City Jerusalem Israel Stock PhotoBread,Color Image,Day,East Jerusalem,Heap,Israel,Jerusalem,Jerusalem Old City,Large Group of Objects,Market Stall,Merchandise,No People,Outdoors,Photography,Retail,Sesame Seed,Street Market,VerticalPhotographer Danita DelimontCollection: Gallo Images Sesame is grown primarily for its oil-rich seeds, which come in a variety of colors, from cream-white to charcoal-black. In general, the paler varieties of sesame seem to be more valued in the West and Middle East, while both the pale and black varieties are prized in the Far East. The small sesame seed is used whole in cooking for its rich nutty flavor although such heating damages their health-giving polyunsaturated fats, and also yields sesame oil. The seeds of the sesame are a good source of calcium.