Poppy seeds - spice
The price is for package of 5 grams of this spice.
Poppy seeds, for being as tiny as they are, have a wide variety of uses and controversies surrounding them. This seed comes from the plant Papaver somniferum, which also produces some beautiful flowers. These tiny seeds have a huge history. They have been valued since the ancient times for their uses in both medicine and cooking. In 1804, morphine was first isolated from the poppy plant. Poppy seeds can be ground down using a special grinder specifically designed for them to form a paste that is excellent in sweets and on breads. A paste that is used in filling breads can be made from ground poppy seeds, butter or milk, and sugar. Lemon and poppy seed are always an excellent combination. These two elements combined in a crepe and topped off with a blueberry sauce are a perfect breakfast food. You can also combine both the flavor of lemon and poppy seed to make delicious cakes, breads, cookies, or cupcakes. Poppy seeds are also incredibly popular in salad dressings and with vegetable dishes. You may even find them in some fancy fruit salads.Poppy seeds are nutty and slightly sweet with a smoky aroma.