White sesame seeds are popular the world-wide as a both a key ingredient in numerous regional specialties as well as for use as a garnish or spice. White Sesame seeds are most commonly seen in America as a topping on baked goods but are often used to create the middle eastern dish tahini. Another popular usage of white sesame seed is as a topping on the Mexican dish Mole. | White Sesame seeds are often used to create the nutty flavored savory dip tahini. Great as garnish.