All Natural 100% Ground Hulled Sesame Seeds. Tahini is a commonly used ingredient in most vegan dishes. Tahini originated in Middle Eastern dishes and is commonly used in many hummus spreads or Baba-ghanouj. Many people use Tahini in creating their own dressings and sauces or as an alternative to Mayonnaise. This spread can also be used as an alternative to peanut butter for those with nut allergies. Tahini Oil separation is a natural process, mix well before each use.