Deep, Fragrant Nutty Flavor
[Bangyudang] Toasted Sesame Oil
Bangyudang is a famous grain roaster based in Gwangju with 40 years of roasting experience. Today, we offer their signature Toasted Sesame Oil.
Unlike larger brands, Bangyudang does not import cheaper sesame seeds from other countries. Instead they use 100% Korea-grown, premium sesame seeds. The seeds are first washed, then roasted to just the right level before being pressed. With 40 years of roasting experience, the owner has mastered the roasting variables like temperature, time and humidity to create a great tasting oil.
This sesame oil has a rich, nutty flavor that works beautifully with Korean banchans. If you've spent an evening preparing a proper Hansik meal, why not top it off with one of Korea's best sesame oil.
The oil is available in 2 sizes: 210ml & 350ml
Note: This is a toasted sesame oil - which is the preferred type of sesame oil for everyday Korean recipes. If you're interested in untoasted sesame oil, click here.
- Bold, flavorful and nutty oil - perfect for everyday Korean homecooking
- Made from 100% Korea-grown Sesame Seeds
- Bangyudang has over 40+ years of roasting experience
- Available in 2 sizes: 210 & 350 ml
Bangyudang is a Korea seed roaster based in Gwangju, South Korea.
They've been roasting grains since 1976. This is a picture from the old days.
After 40 years, the owner (show above) has become a grain roasting master!
They specialize in traditional grains and oils.
Made with 100% Korea-Grown Sesame Seeds
Sesame seeds are washed, toasted and pressed.
Toasted Sesame Seeds (100%)
Expiration period: 9 months
Before opening, keep in a cool, dry area
Ater opening, keep in a cool, dry area
How to enjoy
Used in everyday Korean cooking
Use in muchims, marinades and salad dressings
About the Brand
Bangyudang is a Korea seed roaster based in Gwangju that specializes in roasting grains and pressing seed oils.
Recipe Idea 1: Spinach Muchim
Spinach (300 grams), Spring onion (1/2 a stalk), Toasted Sesame Oil (1.5 teaspoons), Soy Sauce (1 teaspoon), Minced Garlic (1/2 teaspoon), Sesame seeds - 1/2 teaspoon, Salt - 1/2 teaspoon
1. Wash each spinach bundle thoroughly. Blanche spinach in boiling water for 1 minute (use a timer to not overcook!).
2. Drain and place immediately into cold water. Squeeze water out of the spinach.
3. Then de-tangle the spinach bundles. Place in sesame oil, soy sauce, minced garlic and salt. Mix thoroughly.
4. Dice the spring onions stalk and add it to the mix. Give another mix.
5. Garnish with sesame seeds (optional). Eat with rice!
Toasted vs. Untoasted Sesame Oil?
Toasted Sesame Oil: The sesame seeds are first toasted and then the oil is extracted. This toasting process creates an oil with a much bolder, assertive flavor. However, some of the nutrition will be lost due to the heat.
Note: Toasted Sesame Oil is traditionally used for Korean recipes for its bold nutty flavor.
Untoasted Sesame Oil: The sesame seeds are not toasted. This creates a lighter-tasting oil. Since the seeds are not exposed to heat, the nutrition in the seeds are not lost.
Note: Cold-Pressed Sesame Oil has become more popular in the last decade due to more health-conscience buyers.
A: The seeds are grown 100% locally in Korea.
A: Yes, Korean recipes typically use toasted sesame oil.
A: The company recommends keeping in a cool, shaded area (away from the sun or heat) - even after opening!
A: Korea. All products in Gochujar are made in Korea!
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About The Brand
Bangyudang is a Korea seed roaster based in Gwangju that specializes in roasting grains and pressing sesame and perilla oil. They've been in business since 1976 and built a solid reputation for premium seed oils & grain powders.