Culinary Notes: Bluish/black in colour and kidney-shaped, Blue Poppy Seeds are used for both their sweet nutty flavour and as a decoration. There are 2 main varieties, white and blue. The white poppy seeds are used more in curries as a thickening agent and are more subtle in flavour. Use in both sweet and savoury dishes.
Health benefits: Poppy seeds blue contain a rich resource of carbohydrates and calcium that are considered to be a good source of energy. Poppy seeds blue´s oil is rich in linoleic acid, health and protecting the heart against cardiovascular diseases and heart attacks.
Ingredients: 100% dried Blue Poppy Seeds
Country of origin: Holland
Other names or spelling: Blue Poppy Seed, White Poppy Seed, Maw Seed, Papaver somniferum
How to use:
- Use in traditional Christmas cakes and tortes using poppy seeds
- Use to flavour bread, cakes, rolls, biscuits, and cookies. Also, add to orange and poppy seed muffins
- Sprinkle over pasta dishes