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Poppy Seeds Blue Whole

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Blue Poppy Seeds are an oilseed grown on the opium poppy plant. The seeds have a bluish-black colour and are kidney-shaped. They are used for their 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. They both have a pleasantly sweet nutty flavour, that complements savoury & sweet cooking. The Spice People carry this poppy seeds product: poppy seeds blue

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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

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

Country of origin: 

Holland

Other names or spelling: 

Blue Poppy Seed, White Poppy Seed, Maw Seed, Papaver somniferum

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