Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds
Poppy seeds come from a yellowish brown opium plant native to the Mediterranean. They have been cultivated since the 6th century. Nowadays these tiny blue gray seeds are mainly produced in Holland and Canada.
Poppy seeds have a nutty tasting flavor and are mainly used in baking. They are popular in breads, cakes, rolls and cookies. Refrigerate or freeze poppy seeds to maintain freshness. There are more than 900,000 poppy seeds to the pound.
Flavor of Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds
These seeds are nutty and pair well with allspice, cardamom, coriander, fennel, and turmeric.
Uses of Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds
Add to baked goods like breads, cakes, rolls, muffins, and cookies. Refrigerate or freeze to maintain freshness.
Lemon Poppy Seed Pancakes: Sprinkle 1 Tbsp. Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds and a splash of Lemon Extract into your pancake batter before cooking.
Sweet Poppy Seed Glaze: Mix 1/2 Tbsp. Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds with 1 cup powdered sugar, 1/4 cup milk, and 1 tsp. Pure Madagascar Vanilla Extract for an all-purpose glaze to drizzle on cakes, cookies, muffins, and sweet rolls.
Dutch Blue Poppy Seeds Recipe
For 4-5 T of mix: Blend 1 T poppy seeds, coarse sea salt, and dried minced garlic with 2 t toasted sesame seed and dried toasted minced onion, and 1 t black sesame seeds