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  Pressing sesame oil
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the way to make sesame oil is still very very very traditional. You take a bullock and an old-fashioned press and let the pressing begin. To get the last bit of oil though you have to lend a hand by standing on the bar that connects the bullock and the press. Slowly the bucket will fill with rich oil. You can find quite a few of these pressings at a jackory-factory. While the jackory is made, the bullock presses the sesame oil. When you want to go home, you put the bullock before the cart. Easy.

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  • Updated Mar 3, 2007
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