What are Blue Poppy seeds?
Blue poppy seeds are generally a baking ingredient for rolls, pastries, and desserts. They are also used as a spice or for oil extraction. It also carries the Latin name papaver somniferum. It is also native to the eastern Mediterranean.
Papaver somniferum is a one-year-old plant with a height of 1.3 -1.5 meters. It also stands upright with a rather large flower bud. This flower bud has a diameter of up to 3 cm.
Aroma & Taste
The poppy seeds not only have a sweet fragrance but also develop a nut-like aroma in the preparation. This taste is stronger by heating as well as baking as well as roasting. Poppy also has a high protein and oil content.
You can use blue poppy seeds to bake cakes or rolls. Just sprinkle some poppy seeds on the bread rolls before baking. Or mix poppy with honey or sugar and fill your cake with it.
Blue poppy tastes great in Turkish Halva dessert. Therefore rost blue poppy seeds with syrup and nuts.
Poppy flavors vegetables such as cauliflower, zucchini, potatoes eggplant, green beans, pastries, buns, desserts, Indian curry, cake, strudel.
Please wash the blue poppy thoroughly with warm water before eating. And eat it preferably after heating as an ingredient in baked goods or warm dishes. Furthermore, it should not be consumed in large quantities raw. The maximum raw consumption is 20 gr.
Storage of spices
Please fill all your purchased spices in glasses with a screw cap. These are more convenient because you can sterilize them easily. Just put the glasses in boiling water for approximately 5 minutes. Before refilling the glasses, let them dry upside down. Besides, you should always protect spices, salt, and herbs from sunlight. Please store them cool, dry, and dark.