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Poppy Seeds (Papaver Somniferum) are native to the Middle East. It is an annual that produces not only Poppy Seeds but also opium, morphine and codeine. These latter three products are derived from the sap of unripe pods. Poppy Seeds are tiny, nutty flavored, blue-gray seeds, and today, our poppy seeds are a product of Holland. The Greeks used the seeds as flavoring for breads in the second century, and medieval Europeans used them as condiment with breads.
Poppy seeds are often added to cookies, cakes, breads and muffins to add a nutty flavor and texture. They're a deep blue and when cooked in milk turn the milk a beautiful shade of purple. The nutty flavor of poppy seeds is enhanced by dry roasting.
Black Poppy Seeds
Use poppy seeds as called for in your recipes. The flavor of poppy seeds can be intensified by dry roasting them before adding to recipes.
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Posted by Unknown on 6th Oct 2020
I like to make my Hungarian Grandmother's pastries the way she used to make them. The flavor is like no other, and it makes you feel like your in another world. But the ingredients have to be just right, and these seeds are perfect. Fresh, crunchy, nutty, and a little sweet; you can't find them anywhere else. Now I get to make Sundays at Grandpa's house memorable. :^)
Posted by Unknown on 29th Sep 2020
Nice nutty flavor all natural. Organic and flavorful.
Always a great product!
Posted by Minnesota on 1st Sep 2020
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Posted by Unknown on 1st Jul 2020
I use these on salads and bread with olive oil. The best source of calcium.
Great quality product. Fresh and extremely nutritious.
Posted by Unknown on 7th Jun 2020
I eat poppy seeds in salads and yogurt. Great source of calcium and minerals. The missing link in most diets is lack of mineral sources with nuts and seeds. I snack on raw, cashews, figs, dried berries, and seeds daily getting plently of exercise.
Posted by Shana Skaggs on 31st Mar 2020
Good quality and taste. Great pricing
Posted by Julia from PA on 14th Sep 2016
Glad to be able to purchase these poppy seeds for the upcoming holiday baking. Have not used them yet, as it's been too hot to do any baking, but expect them to be good as all other spices I have ordered have been excellent.
Great for baking
Posted by Nicole, Texas on 16th Apr 2012
Will be ordering from you again!
Poppy cake turned out really good.
Posted by Debra S. Indiana on 3rd Apr 2012
Poppy cake turned out really good. Will be shopping with you again. Thanks!
great for muffins
Posted by Angela, Ohio on 13th Dec 2011
Loved these...made great homemade muffins:)
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