The ripe seeds of the opium poppy, Poppy seeds are grown in Holland. The tiny, blue/gray seeds are known for their nutty flavor and are used extensively in baking and in Middle Eastern and European cooking. Poppy seeds are used in baked goods and breads, to flavor noodles, and may be crushed and mixed with butter to make poppy seed butter. They are deep blue and when cooked in milk, turn the milk a beautiful shade of purple.
Breads, Salad Dressings, Green Beans, Pastries & Vegetables