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Brooklyn Sesame


 

Israeli-native Shahar Shamir launched Brooklyn Sesame at the 2013 Brooklyn Flea. He wanted to put a modern, Brooklyn spin on the traditional Mediterranean candy halva, so he re-imagined it – as a spread! The sesame seeds are hand-ground and sweetened with honey; mix-ins like pistachio and almond are hand-chopped. It's super tasty (and way better for you than the original).  

Maker Website: brooklynsesame.com

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